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About 'Symphony No. 9 The Great First Movement Opening Theme'
Schubert, Franz (biography)
January 31, 1797 , Himmelpfortgrund, Austria
November 19, 1828 , Vienna
Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 - November 19, 1828), was an Austrian composer. He wrote some six hundred romantic songs as well as many operas, symphonies, sonatas and many other works.
The Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, known as the Great (published in 1840 as "Symphony No. 7 in C Major", listed as No. 8 in the Neue Schubert-Ausgabe ), is the final symphony completed by Franz Schubert. Originally called The Great C major to distinguish it from his Symphony No. 6, the Little C major. This is the opening theme from the first movement