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Symphony No. 41 (Mozart)

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Mozart in 1789

The Symphony No. 41 in C major is Mozart's last, longest, and greatest symphony. It was completed on 10 August 1788. The symphony is nicknamed the "Jupiter" symphony. It is unknown if the symphony was ever performed in Mozart's lifetime.

Instrumentation[edit | edit source]

The symphony is written for flute, two oboes, two bassoons, two horns in C, two trumpets in C, timpani in C and G, and strings.

Structure[edit | edit source]

The symphony is written in four movements.

  1. Allegro vivace, 4/4
  2. Andante cantabile, 3/4 in F major
  3. Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio, 3/4
  4. Molto allegro, 2/2
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