Johannes Brahms’ Third Symphony. Lesson 1 – A Prep. Instrumentation of the symphony: The symphony is scored for two flutes, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, a contrabassoon, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, timpani, and strings. A brief background on Brahms:
1. Allegro con brio (F major), in sonata form.
2. Andante (C major), in a modified sonata form.
1. Poco allegretto (C minor), in ternary form (A B A').
2. Allegro (F minor/F major), in a modified sonata form.