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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55115
Recording details: January 1993
Watford Town Hall, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: June 1993
Total duration: 11 minutes 24 seconds

Symphony No 19 in D major
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Allegro molto  [5'25]
Andante  [3'11]
Presto  [2'48]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
No 19’s pattern of movements is more characteristic of Haydn’s early symphonies. There are just three: a motivically taut Allegro is followed by a minor-key Andante (for strings alone—a practice that probably derives from the desire to give the hard-working wind players a rest) and a vigorous finale.

from notes by Matthew Rye © 1993

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