Gilbert Conducts Brahms’s Third Symphony
Historic Performances • 14-Jan-2017
This symphony’s premiere was such a success that Brahms feared not being able to live up to it in the future. No wonder: beginning with fiery focus, passing through dark and mysterious harmonic explorations, and concluding in transcendence and serenity, this work continues to inspire and delight.
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 (1882–83)
1. Allegro con brio
3. Poco allegretto
4. Allegro — Un poco sostenuto
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