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Piano Sonata in E flat major, Hob XVI:25
composer
published in Vienna by Kurzböck in 1774; dedicated to Prince Nicolaus Esterházy

Recordings
'Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3' (CDA67882)
Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3
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Details
Movement 1: Moderato
Track 16 on CDA67882 CD1 [8'20] 2CDs for the price of 1
Movement 2: Tempo di menuet
Track 17 on CDA67882 CD1 [2'42] 2CDs for the price of 1

Piano Sonata in E flat major, Hob XVI:25
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Alone among the ‘Esterházy’ sonatas, No 25 in E flat major has two movements only. Its march-like opening Moderato, texturally enriched by frequent octave doublings, is grand in aspiration, if rather discursive in effect. The finale, a sturdy Tempo di menuet, is written in strict canon virtually throughout, with the right hand taking the lead in the first half and the roles reversed in the second.

from notes by Richard Wigmore © 2012

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Details for CDA67882 disc 1 track 16
Moderato
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-12-88216
Duration
8'20
Recording date
29 August 2011
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3 (CDA67882)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: June 2012
    2CDs for the price of 1
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