Adagio in E for Violin and Orchestra (Mozart)

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The Adagio in E for Violin and Orchestra, K. 261, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1776. It was probably a replacement movement for the original slow movement of his Violin Concerto No. 5 in A. It is believed that Mozart wrote it specifically for the violinist Antonio Brunetti (it), who complained that the original slow movement was "too artificial."[1] The work is scored for solo violin, two flutes, two horns and strings.


\relative c'' {
\override Score.NonMusicalPaperColumn #'line-break-permission = ##f
  \key e \major
  \tempo "Allegro"
  b4\f a16(gis) a(b) b8..( bis32 cis8) r | a4\p gis16(fis) gis(a) a8..( ais32 b!8) r | gis4\f fis16(e) dis(e) a4 gis16(fis) e(dis) | b'8\p( bis) cis (fis) e16(dis) cis(b) ais(b) a(fis) |
}

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