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Beethoven Symphony No. 8 – Violin I Part

Edited by Ilya Kaler

Title: Symphony No. 8
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Instrument: Violin
Edited By: Ilya Kaler
Instrumentation: Orchestral
Pages: 11

The first violin part for Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 has been edited by Ilya Kaler, who has appeared as guest concertmaster with the San Francisco Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra and Baltimore Symphony. Kaler's bowings, fingerings and other editorial markings have been added throughout the score.

Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 was composed in 1812, and it premiered in the same venue as the Seventh Symphony had two months prior. Although its popular reception fell short of the Seventh, Beethoven himself considered this work as "much better." The Eighth Symphony deviates from the Classical tradition in making the last movement the weightiest of the four, a version of the sonata rondo form in a very fast tempo and including a substantial coda.

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