Symphony No. 17 (Mozart)

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Symphony No. 17 in G major, K. 129, is the second of three symphonies completed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in May 1772, when he was 16 years old, but some of its sections may have been written earlier.[1]

Structure[edit]

Mozart wrote the symphony in three movements and is scored for two oboes, two horns, and strings.


\relative c' {
  \override Score.NonMusicalPaperColumn #'line-break-permission = ##f
  \tempo "Allegro"
  \key g \major
  <g d' b' g'>2.\f b'8.\trill( a32 b) |
  c4 b16( c8.) d16( c8.) b16( c8.) |
  cis16( d8.) d4 r d8.\trill( c32 d) |
  e8 r c' r fis, r a r |
}
  1. Allegro, 4
    4
  2. Andante, 2
    4
  3. Allegro, 3
    8

The first movement is notable for its use of the Mannheim crescendo, while the second movement features a solo violin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (2005). Die Sinfonien III. Translated by Robinson, J. Branford. Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag. pp. X.  ISMN M-006-20466-3

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