Brahms: Symphony No. 3
04/19/2009 at 04:00 PM – Peter Norton Symphony Space
Considered the most intimate of his symphonies, Brahms’s Third symphony is also his shortest and perhaps least known. Why then did such diverse figures as Arthur Rubinstein and Ludwig Wittenstein believe it to be Brahms’s best symphony? What is the deeply personal statement that Brahms expresses in it?
What makes it so distinctive from his other three symphonies?