Question: Where did the symphony originate?
Answer: The modern symphony (ones we are most familiar with) developed from the 18th century opera sinphonia structure of a fast movement, slow movement, and dance-like movement.
Symphony FAQ Index
- What is a symphony?
- Where did the symphony originate?
- From where did the term 'symphony' come?
- What is a movement?
- How many movements are in a symphony?
- What is the longest symphony?
- Which composers are famous for their symphonies?
- What was the largest symphony orchestra?
- What is the oldest symphony orchestra?
- What is the difference between a classical and a romantic symphony?
- I would like to attend a symphony concert, but where?