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Symphony No 6 in D major 'Le Matin'
composer

Recordings
'Haydn: Symphonies Nos 6-8' (CDH55112)
Haydn: Symphonies Nos 6-8
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55112  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Adagio – Allegro
Track 1 on CDH55112 [5'23] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: Adagio
Track 2 on CDH55112 [7'31] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Menuet
Track 3 on CDH55112 [4'46] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 4: Finale: Allegro
Track 4 on CDH55112 [4'15] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Symphony No 6 in D major 'Le Matin'
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Symphony No 6 begins with a brief Adagio introduction that is undoubtedly meant to represent a sunrise (a foretaste, perhaps, of the similar passage in The Creation). The ensuing Allegro immediately introduces the flute and oboes as soloists, but the slow movement takes on the guise of a miniature concerto for the violinist Tomasini and cellist Weigl—a concertante group accompanied by a ripieno body of strings—a deliberate throwback to the Italian Baroque—even the ideas recall the musical gestures of Corelli. More unusually, the trio to the Minuet features a duet for violone (double bass) and bassoon. The finale returns to the concerto grosso layout with concertante violin and cello and features a virtuosic display for the former at its centre.

from notes by Matthew Rye © 1991

Track-specific metadata
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Details for CDA66523 track 3
Menuet
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-91-52303
Duration
4'46
Recording date
14 April 1991
Recording venue
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Haydn: Symphonies Nos 6-8 (CDA66523)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: June 1991
    Deletion date: March 2002
    Superseded by CDH55112
  2. Haydn: Symphonies Nos 6-8 (CDH55112)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: March 2002
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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