Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (17561791)

Symphony No. 29 K. 201

Sample score

Movement 1
Belwin Concert String Orchestra

for: Youth string orchestra

Score, Parts

Item no.687257
Author/ComposerWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ArrangerJanet Farrar-Royce
Scope124 pages; 23 × 31 cm
Publisher/ProducerAlfred Music
Producer No.ALF0040440
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Description

Perfectly playable for school orchestras, this is the most famous of Mozart's early symphonies and often considered among his best. Even though he was only 18 years old when he wrote the piece, it is filled with several appealing themes that include both delicacy and vigor that is enthralling for both player and listener. The opening octaves should emphasize the first note rather than the lower note. Whenever the first theme returns, each rising sequence of the motif should be played with increasing insistence. Enjoy the contrast of each following theme and how well they fit together to create a playing experience of movement and contrast!