Symphony No. 26 (Mozart)

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The Symphony No. 26 in E-flat major, K. 184/161a, was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and completed March 30, 1773,[1] one month after he returned from his third Italian tour.[2]

The symphony has the scoring of two flutes, two oboes, two bassoons, two horns, two trumpets and strings.[3]


\relative c' {
  \tempo "Molto presto"
  \key es \major
  <es g,>4\f r q q8. q16 |
  q4 r q q8. q16 |
  q8 r bes'' r g r es r |
  bes8 r g r e2\fp |
  <f as,>4\f
}

It has the following 3 movements, with the third following the second without pause:

  1. Molto presto, 4/4
  2. Andante in C minor, 2/4
  3. Allegro, 3/8

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  1. ^ Zaslaw, Neal; Cowdery, William (1990). The Compleat Mozart : a guide to the musical works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. New York: Norton. p. 188. ISBN 0-393-02886-0. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  2. ^ Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Giglberger, Veronika (preface), Robinson, J. Branford (transl.) (2005). Die Sinfonien III. Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag. pp. XIII.  ISMN M-006-20466-3
  3. ^ Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Giglberger, Veronika (preface), Robinson, J. Branford (transl.) (2005). Die Sinfonien III. Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag. p. 155.  ISMN M-006-20466-3