1. To what extent was the nineteenth-century symphony an Austro-German phenomenon?
2. How successful were nineteenth-century composers in addressing the ‘finale problem’ in their symphonic works?
3. Assess the importance of one of the following in relation to the development of the nineteenth-century symphony: a) counterpoint; b) programmaticism; c) landscape
4. To what extent can the nineteenth-century symphony be considered a popular genre?
1. Antiphonies. Schubert—Berlioz
Carl Dahlhaus, ‘The Symphony after Beethoven’, in Nineteenth-Century Music trans. J Bradford Robinson (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989), 152-60