The first violin part for Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 (nicknamed the Great G Minor Symphony) has been edited by Blair Milton, violinist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and founder of the Evanston Chamber Ensemble. Milton's bowings, fingerings and other editorial markings have been added throughout the score.
Mozart's Symphony No. 40 is the second of his last three symphonies, a set he composed in rapid succession during the summer of 1788. Some consider the last three symphonies as a unified work. In particular, Symphony No. 40 functions as the middle work, having no introduction (unlike No. 39) and no large-scale finale (unlike No. 41). It is sometimes referred to as the Great G Minor Symphony, distinguishing it from Symphony No. 25, the Little G minor symphony. These two are the only symphonies Mozart wrote with a primary minor key, and the Great G Minor is unquestionably regarded as one of Mozart's greatest works.
Download and print the score today to gain access to expertly edited Mozart Symphony No. 40 violin fingerings and bowings from Blair Milton!
Click on the image below to view the first page of the score:
Click on an image below to print a free cover page design for this score:
Color Option 1
Color Option 2
Black and White
Click below to preview or purchase a recording of this piece.