Definitions for "Symphony No. 3"
The Symphony No. 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler was written between 1893 and 1896. It is his longest piece, with a typical performance lasting around ninety to one hundred minutes.
The Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (Opus 20; subtitled First of May) by Dmitri Shostakovich was first performed by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra and Academy Capella Choir under Aleksandr Gauk on 6 November 1931.
Sergei Prokofiev wrote his Symphony No. 3 in C minor (Op. 44) in 1928.
Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 was written in the summer of 1883 at Wiesbaden, nearly six years after he completed his Second Symphony. In the interim, Brahms had written some of his greatest masterpieces, including the Violin Concerto, the two overtures, and the Second Piano Concerto.
Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 3, also called A Pastoral Symphony, was completed in 1922. Vaughan Williams's initial inspiration to write this symphony came during World War I, after hearing a bugler practicing and accidentally playing an interval of a seventh instead of an octave; this ultimately led to the trumpet cadenza in the second movement. The work is among the least performed of Vaughan Williams' symphonies, but it has gained the reputation of being a subtly beautiful elegy for the dead of World War I.
The Symphony No. 3 (subtitled "Jesus Messiah, Save Us") by Galina Ustvolskaya was published in 1983. It is scored for: groups of five oboes, trumpets and double basses; three tubas; a trombone; percussion (three drums); piano; and solo voice, which sings an appeal for salvation. The work lasts approximately 15 minutes.
The Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major (Op. 55) by Ludwig van Beethoven (known as the Eroica—Italian for "Heroic") is a work sometimes cited as the beginning of musical Romanticism and the end of the Classical Era.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony number 3 in D major, op. 29, written in 1875, is the only of the six Tchaikovsky symphonies in a major key, and like most of the others carries a nickname, the "Polish" symphony. This name is in reference only to the recurring Polish dance rhythms prominent in the symphony's final movement, and has zero pertinence whatsoever to the rest of the symphony's musical material. The symphony has five movements, against the conventions of classical symphonies, which typically have four.
Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 3 or Symphony Espansiva is one of Nielsen's most successful compositions and symphonies.
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Symphony No. 3 was Aaron Copland's third and final symphony.