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Symphony No 15 in D major
composer

Recordings
'Haydn: Symphonies Nos 13-16' (CDH55114)
Haydn: Symphonies Nos 13-16
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55114  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Adagio – Presto – Adagio
Track 9 on CDH55114 [6'09] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: Menuet
Track 10 on CDH55114 [4'59] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Andante
Track 11 on CDH55114 [6'01] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 4: Finale: Presto
Track 12 on CDH55114 [2'32] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Symphony No 15 in D major
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Symphony No 15 is one of the most interesting works from this period. Its first movement is unusually in the style of a French overture, a form marked by its A–B–A, slow–fast– slow structure with, here, extensive Adagio sections framing a lively Presto. The second movement also has a French character to it, particularly in the dotted rhythms of the main Minuet section. The finale is again a Presto and shows Haydn’s nascent mastery of instrumentation and formal ingenuity.

from notes by Matthew Rye © 1993

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Details for CDA66534 track 11
Andante
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-93-53411
Duration
6'01
Recording date
13 May 1993
Recording venue
St Giles' Cripplegate, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Haydn: Symphonies Nos 13-16 (CDA66534)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: November 1993
    Deletion date: May 2002
    Superseded by CDH55114
  2. Haydn: Symphonies Nos 13-16 (CDH55114)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: May 2002
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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