Instrumentation

Courtesy of Mark Wiseman:

Richard Strauss
Ein Heldenleben
4[1.2.3.pic]  4[1.2.3.4/Eh]  4[1.2.Ebcl.bcl]  4[1.2.3.cbn] — 8  5  3  1 — tenor tuba — tmp+4 — 2hp — str
perc: sd, cym, tri, tamtam, bd, td, sus cym

Dmitry Shostakovich

Symphony No. 7 (Leningrad)
3[1.2/afl.3/pic]  3[1.2.Eh]  4[1.2.3/Ebcl.bcl]  3[1.2.cbn] — 8  6  6  1 — tmp+5[7] — 2hp — pf — str
perc: xyl, sd, tri, tambn, tamtam, cym, bd, 2opt sd[2extra players]

Béla Bartók

Concerto for Orchestra
3[1.2.3/pic]  3[1.2.3/Eh]  3[1.2.3/bcl]  3[1.2.3/cbn] — 4  3  3  1 — tmp+1 — 2hp — str
perc: bd, cym, sus cym, sd, tri, tamtam
A 2nd percussionist is required if alternate ending is used. Cbn used only in final movement (11 bars).

Anton Bruckner
Symphony No. 7
2  2  2  2 — 4  3  3  1 — 4 Wagner tubas [2tenor, 2bass] — tmp+2 — str
perc: cym, tri

Richard Wagner
Tannhäuser Overture
3[1.2.3/pic]  2  2  2 — 4  3  3  1 — 2tmp+4 — hp — str
perc: tri, tambn, cast, cym

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 5
4[all/pic]  3[1.2.3/Eh]  3[1.2.3/D-cl/bcl]  3[1.2.3/cbn] — 6  4  3  1 — tmp+4 — hp — str
perc: sd, tri, tamtam, glock, whip, cym, bd/cym, bd