Kyrie from Requiem Mass in D minor, KV. 626

W.A. Mozart
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The Kyrie movement of Mozart's Requiem was scored to have 16 different staves, but I noticed there are only 4 different lines of music going on throughout all 16 parts. I have simple scored this arrangement so the strings are playing what the vocalists are singing. Quite a fun piece, as the melody is equally distributed amongst the parts. Note that there aren't any other dynamics other than Forte, so it is implied that the musicians should play musically together so that the phrasing of the piece really sticks out.

Score ID
W.A. Mozart
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
String orchestra
Classical music

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