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Haydn, Franz Joseph
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob.VIIb:1Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: November 18, 1992

Date composed: 1760


This concerto was discovered only in 1961. Like Haydn’s other, far better-known Cello Concerto in D major, it displays elegant lyricism, unabashed virtuosity and that healthy, assertive self-confidence we traditionally associate with this composer.


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Haydn, Franz Joseph
Symphony No. 101 in D major "The Clock"Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: January 08, 1986

Date composed: 1794


Why is this symphony called “The Clock”? Listen and the answer will be obvious. But there’s much more to this wonderful symphony – one of Haydn’s best – than a ticking clock. There are surprises galore, musical mischief, boundless energy and plenty of rhythmic verve.  
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Symphony No. 49 in F minor "La Passione"Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: May 01, 1999

Date composed: 1768


This is not your “typical” Haydn symphony. In fact, there really is no such thing as a “typical” Haydn symphony. Virtually every one – over a hundred of them – has something special and unique about it. This one is exceptionally somber, dramatic, even tragic as befits its subtitle, which refers to the events of Good Friday.  
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Symphony No. 8 in G major "Evening"Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: February 04, 1987

Date composed: 1761


This, one of Haydn’s earliest symphonies (he was to compose a hundred more!), is one of a triptych of symphonies that in some obscure way are meant to be associated with times of the day (Nos. 6 and 7 are for morning and noon). But associations aside, it is filled with the kind of imaginative writing and musical surprises that would distinguish Haydn’s symphonies over a span of nearly four decades.


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Symphony No. 83 in G minor "The Hen"Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: October 15, 1970

Date composed: 1785


Many Haydn symphonies are identified by a subtitle or description. This one is aptly named for a bird whose characteristic clucking sound is clearly heard in the first movement. The other movements too have their appeal: a second movement that is mostly serious but has a few high jinks woven into it; a bright and cheery peasant dance for the third movement and an exuberant finale to wrap things up.  
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Haydn, Franz Joseph
The CreationComposer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: May 16, 1990

Date composed: 1798


Haydn’s Creation is without doubt one of the towering masterpieces of the oratorio repertory. Composed for large orchestra, full chorus and vocal soloists, it depicts nothing less than the beginning of the world as told in the Bible. Throughout its two-hour-plus length we hear splendid choruses, narrations of events by three archangels, and instrumental descriptions of earthly creatures and heavenly events.  
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Trumpet Concerto in E-flat majorComposer: Haydn, Franz Joseph
Performance date: February 08, 1995

Date composed: 1800


Here is the world’s most famous trumpet concerto, a work that perfectly showcases the solo instrument’s capacity both for brilliant effects and gentle lyricism.
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