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Mozart – Symphony No. 20

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 20 in D major, K. 133. The work was composed in July, 1772, when the composer was sixteen years old. This symphony is one of many written during the period Mozart stayed in Salzburg, between two trips to Italy. Compared to other symphonies Mozart wrote in this period, the scoring is extravagant, featuring two trumpets in addition to the standard oboes, horns, and strings. The key of D major, which is a key often reserved for ceremonial music, is well suited to the presence of these trumpets. This symphony seems to be a milestone for Mozart, further separating him from simply the “gallant” style and he puts more of his own unique personality and energy into the work.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 19 (Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood)

Conducted by Christopher Hogwood, period-instrument orchestra based in Cambridge, England, the Academy of Ancient Music performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 19 in E flat major, K. 132. The symphony was composed in July, 1772, when Mozart was 16-year-old.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 18 (Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood)

Conducted by Christopher Hogwood, period-instrument orchestra based in Cambridge, England, the Academy of Ancient Music performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 18 in G major, K. 130.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 17 (Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood)

Conducted by Christopher Hogwood, period-instrument orchestra based in Cambridge, England, the Academy of Ancient Music performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 17 in G major, K. 129.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 16

Conducted by Christopher Hogwood, The Academy of Ancient Music performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 16 in C major, K. 128. This symphony is one of many written during the period in which Mozart stayed in Salzburg, between two trips to Italy. It is the first of three symphonies composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in May, 1772, when the composer was sixteen years old.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 13 (Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood)

Conducted by Christopher Hogwood, the Academy of Ancient Music (a period-instrument orchestra based in Cambridge, United Kingdom) performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 13 in F major, K. 112. The symphony was written in Milan during the autumn of 1771 (probably finished on November 2, 1771), when the composer is 15-year-old.
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Mozart – Symphony No. 40 (Julien Salemkour, Staatskapelle Berlin)

Conducted by Julien Salemkour, the Staatskapelle Berlin (the orchestra of the Berlin State Opera – Berliner Staatsoper Unter den Linden) performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550. From a Mozart Gala from the Berlin State Opera (Deutsche Staatsoper). Published in HD by the EuroArts channel.
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