Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor – 2nd Movement

Listening Guide


The Work

Tempo: Stürmisch bewegt. Mit grösster Vehemenz. (Stormily agitated, with the greatest vehemence).

Key: A minor, F minor in the second theme, with various major and minor key modulations; E minor for the second theme in the recapitulation and D major for the Grand Chorale.

Time Signature: 2/2

Form: ABABA with introduction and coda; contains elements of sonata form.

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