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He captured first prize in the Vienna-Melk organ competition, then launched his professional career the following year. While maintaining a busy concert schedule he accepted two prestigious organist posts in Vienna, the first at St.

Augustine's Church, the second at the Vienna Hofkapelle B-flat is not established mozart symphony no 25 until the end of m. Due to 3 Ibid.

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As in many symphonies in a minor key, the parallel major key is used for secondary key areas. Therefore, statements of melodic themes in various areas of each movement are not only in a different key, but also in a different mode.


Another interesting melodic feature of this symphony is the way in which Mozart builds the opening themes of the mozart symphony no 25, third, and final movements all of which is in g minor. Each theme of these movements begins with a descending perfect fourth, G to D.

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At first, the simplicity of the theme would make it seem that it is hardly a melody at all. However, when it is presented again by the oboe in a melody and accompaniment mozart symphony no 25, it is apparent that the simplicity of the theme gives it the advantage of flexibility. Indeed, the melody shows up again in the development section.

The first theme in the B section is also one of great simplicity, consisting of a wide interval in whole notes either an octave or a 7th, depending on where it mozart symphony no 25 followed by a rhythmically active figure.

It is the second half of this melody which is developed in the passage work that leads to the next melody.

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The melody at m. It is a light, playful melody that has a definite dance rhythm to it. The grace notes that begin each measure add to the tuneful quality of the melody. When it appears in the recapitulation, it appears in g minor, lending it an altogether different character. However, Mozart apparently did not feel that this second B theme required mozart symphony no 25 treatment in the development section of the symphony, as it appears only in the exposition and the recapitulation.

Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183 (K. 173dB)

Second movement Melody in this movement mozart symphony no 25 extremely fragmented, as material is passed from instrument to instrument. The only melody that stands out is the one in the first violins, in mm. The texture plays a much greater part in this movement than melody does. Third movement As mentioned earlier, the first melody in this movement is linked to the other g minor movements by its opening descending perfect fourth.

Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183/173dB (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)

This opening melody is always highlighted in the movement by its monophonic texture. The complementary melody, which appears in the first violins mozart symphony no 25 mm.

Indeed, the length of four measures seems to be the rule for all of the melodies that are present in this movement. Fourth movement The unifying link of the descending perfect fourth has previously been mentioned.


Besides that similarity, the opening melody of this movement is of a much different character from other melodies previously appearing in the symphony. For one thing, it is quite a bit longer, lasting the mozart symphony no 25 eight measures, instead of only lasting four.

Rhythm is a most important feature of this opening melody.

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Indeed, the rhythmic structure of the first melody recurs in m. The opening melody of the B section m. The rhythms of this melody are even mozart symphony no 25 than dotted, and it appears as a melody only in the first violins, accompanied by the rest of the strings, rather than being played by different parts, as the opening theme occurs.