Magnificent Counterpoint in the Finale of Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

February 11, 2019

Richard Atkinson

Published on Aug 2, 2016

Richard Atkinson analyzes the magnificent counterpoint in the finale of Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony, no. 41 in C major, K. 551, culminating in the coda, during which 5 of the previously introduced themes are combined at once, in five-part invertible counterpoint. This is a fair use educational commentary that uses excerpts from a recording by the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, directed by Sir Neville Marriner.

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