W. A. Mozart
W. A. Mozart

The Symphony No. 28 in C major, K. 200/189k, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is his last piece in the "Salzburg series".[1] The date of composition is uncertain; it probably dates from 17 or 12 November 1774 or 1773.[1][2]

The symphony was written early in Mozart's oeuvre, following the example of the twenty-fifth symphony.


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  \override Score.NonMusicalPaperColumn #'line-break-permission = ##f
  \tempo "Allegro spiritoso" 4=144
  \time 3/4
  <c e, g,>4\f g r |
  e4 c r |
  g''8.\trill\p( f32 g a8) g-. f-. e-. |
  f8.\trill( e32 f g8) f-. e-. d-. |
  e8.\trill( d32 e f8) e-. d-. c-. |

This symphony is scored for 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 trumpets and strings.

It is written in four movements:

  1. Allegro spiritoso, 3
  2. Andante in F major, 2
  3. Menuet – Trio, Allegretto 3
  4. Presto, 2


  1. ^ a b Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Giglberger, Veronika (preface); Robinson, J. Branford (transl.) (2005). Die Sinfonien III. Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag. p. XIII. ISMN M-006-20466-3
  2. ^ Eisen, Cliff; Sadie, Stanley (2006). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in Slovak). Bratislava: Hudobné Centrum Slovakia. p. 147. ISBN 80-88884-78-0. Slovak translation by Peter Zagar of the Mozart entry in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London: Macmillan, 2001).[clarification needed]