Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Same Ätnam (Lappland)
Symphony no. 3 in F minor

1. Forntidsbilder
2. Vinterkväll
3. Sommarnatt
4. Framtidsdrömmar

  • Year of composition: 1913-1915
  • Work category: Symphony
  • First performed: 11 December 1917, Stockholm, Hovkapellet
  • Duration: Approx. 40-50 min
  • Detailed duration: NSO/Jurowski: 42 minutes

Instrumentation

3*.3*.3*.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp, trgl, cymb, tamburino, hp, pno / str
(picc, cor angl, bass clar)

Examples of printed editions

Elkan & Schildknecht — Emil Carelius, Stockholm 1922

Examples of recordings

• Musica Sveciae, MSCD630 (1992)
Sveriges Radios symfoniorkester, cond. Siegfried Köhler
• CPO 999632-3 or CPO 777160-2 (2000)
Norrköpings symfoniorkester, Michail Jurowski

Description of work

1. Allegro moderato, misterioso e fantastico F minor 4/4
2. Moderato, ma energicamente colorito C-sharp minor 2 (10/8)
3. Tranquillo, ma con nascosta passione B major 3/4
4. Moderato, ma sempre con inquietà F minor 6/8