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"Military" Symphony

Second Movement

By Franz Joseph Haydn

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Orchestra - Grade 2
Second Movement. Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Arranged by Richard Meyer. Full Orchestra; Masterworks; Part(s); Score. Highland/Etling First Philharmonic. Form: Transcription. Classical; Masterwork Arrangement. 194 pages. Published by Highland/Etling (AP.33739).

Item Number: AP.33739

One of Haydn's most famous symphonic movements, this selection will give your students a chance to develop a refined, "Classic" style of playing. It seems like Haydn included everything in this movement---a delicately beautiful main theme, wild, minor-keyed outbursts, military percussion, and a solo trumpet fanfare. No wonder the London audiences went crazy over it! Arranged with the young orchestra in mind, all string parts are in first position. A great introduction to a too-often neglected style.
Concert; Contest/Festival.

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