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Franz Morelly

Eilfahrt im Galoppe, Galoppe, Op. 23 no. 2

Arr. CPE Strauss

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My orchestration of this gallop by Franz Morelly. It dates from 1832.

The orchestra I have used is probably a bit too large. I have used four valve trumpets rather than two natural ones. This is because the date on the score is 1839. I found a publication date of 1832 after I had finished the orchestration. I didn’t think it was worth changing, The additional two trumpets alternate with the horns and don’t appear much.