1772: Mozart: Symphony No. 19 in E-flat major, K. 132, age 16

1772: Mozart: Symphony No. 19 in E-flat major, K. 132, age 16

This symphony was composed in July 1772.

Instrumentation:

  • two oboes
  • four horns (two of them uniquely written in E-flat alto)
  • strings

Movements:

  • Allegro
  • Andante
  • Menuetto – Trio
  • Allegro

The tempo marks in the first, second and fourth movements were written in the hand of Leopold Mozart.

The finale is a French rondo in seven-part form (ABACADA). Each part of the rondo is repeated except for the final A.

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