Highlights of the Norton Critical Score of Symphony No. 4:
- The first edition of the score with Brahm's corrections incorporated
- Historical background
- Correspondence before publication
- Reviews of first and early performances
Analysis and criticism by music scholars, including: Hugo Riemann, "Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony in E-minor" (1897); Heinrich Schenker, from Free Composition (1935); Rene Leibowitz, "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971); Walter Frisch, from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996); Raymond Knapp, from Brahms and the Cahllenge of the Symphony (1997).