Mozart – Symphony No. 12 (Academy of Ancient Music conducted by Christopher Hogwood)

Conducted by Christopher Hogwood, period-instrument orchestra based in Cambridge, the Academy of Ancient Music performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 12 in G major, K. 110/75b.

Mozart composed this symphony in Salzburg in the summer of 1771, when he was 15 years old.

The symphony is in four movements, the opening allegro being the longest movement that Mozart had written to that date. The instrumentation was: strings, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 flutes, 2 bassoons and continuo.

  1. Allegro, 3/4
  2. Andante, 2/2
  3. Menuetto and Trio, 3/4
  4. Allegro, 2/4

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