12 Canzonets, Hob.XXVIa:25-36 (Haydn, Joseph)



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Publisher. Info. London: composer, n.d.[1794]. Vol. 1
London: Corri, Dussek & Co., n.d.[1795]. Vol.2
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1931. Plate 10921.
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Work Title 12 Canzonettas
Alternative. Title 12 English Canzonets
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIa:25-36
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 songs
  1. The Mermaid's Song, Hob.XXVIa:25 Allegretto (C major)
  2. Recollection, Hob.XXVIa:26 Adagio (F major)
  3. A Pastoral Song, Hob.XXVIa:27 Allegretto (A major)
  4. Despair, Hob.XXVIa:28 Adagio (E major)
  5. Pleasing Pain, Hob.XXVIa:29 Allegretto (G major)
  6. Fidelity, Hob.XXVIa:30 Allegretto (F minor)
  7. Sailor's Song, Hob.XXVIa:31 Allegretto (A major)
  8. The Wanderer, Hob.XXVIa:32 Poco adagio (G minor)
  9. Sympathy, Hob.XXVIa:33 Andante (E major)
  10. She never told her love, Hob.XXVIa:34 Largo assai con espressione (A-flat major)
  11. Piercing eyes, Hob.XXVIa:35 Allegretto (G major)
  12. Content, Hob.XXVIa:36 Adagio (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1794 (1-6), 1794-95 (7-12)
First Publication. 1794-95
Vol.1 (1794) - Self Published
Vol.2 (1795) - London: Corri, Dussek & Co.
Librettist see below
1-7. most likely by Anne Hunter (1742-1821)
8. Anne Hunter (1742-1821)
9. John Hoole (1727-1803), after Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
10. William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
11-12. Unknown
Language English
Dedication Anne Hunter (1742-1821), 1-6
The Right Honorable Ladie Charlotte Bertie, 7-12
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45-50 minutes, if all played together
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Songs with Keyboard by Joseph Haydn (Hob. XXV-XXVI)
Hob. XXVa (2 Voices and Keyboard)