String Quartet No. 17 (II. Menuetto & Trio) by Mozart. Sheet music for Violin, page 1.

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Mozart - String Quartet No. 17 (II. Menuetto & Trio)

Sheet music for violin

Alt. Title: String Quartet No.17 in B-flat major, The Hunt
Info: Second movement of the String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat major, K. 458, nicknamed "The Hunt". It is the fourth of the Quartets dedicated to Haydn. It was completed in 1784. Neither Mozart nor Artaria called this piece "The Hunt". For Mozart's contemporaries, the first movement of K.458 evidently evoked the 'chasse' topic, the main components of which were a 6/8 time signature (sometimes featuring a strong upbeat) and triadic melodies based largely around tonic and dominant chords (doubtless stemming from the physical limitations of the actual hunting horns to notes of the harmonic series). According to Irving, Mozart's first intention was to conclude with a polonaise and sketched 65 bars. Its popularity is reflected in its use in various films, such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mystery Date, The Royal Tenenbaums and Star Trek: Insurrection.
Opus number: K.458 ; Op.10 No.3
Date: 1784
Artist: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Born: 27 January 1756, Salzburg
Died: 5 December 1791, Vienna
The artist: A child prodigy, Mozart wrote his first symphony when he was eight years old and his first opera at 12. He went on to write some of the most important masterpieces of the Classical era, including symphonies, operas, string quartets and piano music.
Instrument: Violin
Key: Bb major
Range: F4 - Eb6
Time signature: 3/4
Tempo: 120 BPM
Duration: 3:45
Pages: 2
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Classical
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