Symphony No. 40 in G minor
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Mozart’s best music: 15 of his greatest works
15. Symphony No. 40 in G minor
There’s a reason this stormy symphony is often called ‘The Great G minor’. It’s a powerful piece from the off, and it’s packed with catchy tunes. Rushing passages are appeased with relaxing heart-warming harmonies, until the piece comes to a close in a frenzied finish.