Eliyahu Greenzweig studied conducting at the Tel Aviv Academy of Music and Juilliard School of Music; composition with Boscovich and horn with DeIntinis. He has served as conductor of the Tel-Aviv and Ofaquim Youth Bands, arranger of woodwind ensembles and for bands, a faculty member of the Tel Aviv Youth Music Centre and Beer Sheva Conservatory. His research interests include: The Eighteenth-Century Symphony (Haydn, Mozart and Kleinmeisters); and Visage and Tone Production on Wind Instruments.

The present article is part of a larger paper, in which he analyzes the approaches of four leading personalities and their contribution to the development of the early symphony: Sammartini in Milan, Stamitz in Mannheim, C.P.E. Bach in the North and Wagenseil in Vienna.