Divertimento in B-flat major, MH 199 (Haydn, Michael)

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Alois Strassl (1903-?) First edition

Publisher Info.:

Diletto musicale. Nr.24
Vienna: Ludwig Doblinger, 1962. Plates D.977a to e.


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General Information

Work Title Divertimento in B-flat major
Alternative Title
Composer Haydn, Michael
Opus/Catalogue Number P.92 ; MH 199
Key B major
Movements/Sections 3
Year/Date of Composition 1774
First Publication 1962
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Oboe, Bassoon, Violin, Viola, Contrabass/cello

Misc. Comments

A popular work at the time which accounts for the great number of copies that the editor knew about, some bearing the title "Quintetto", but he limited his edition to the comparison of two almost identical sets of parts, a hand-written one from the early 19th century owned by a private collector, the other owned by the Society of Friends of Music in Vienna. It is numbered 92 in Perger's catalog which was the only one available at the time of this edition.

1774 from worklists at haydn.dk. Recorded on a Musical Heritage Society LP (1979) and by Biedermeier Ensemble Wien (ca.1968), but it seems maybe not on CD (according to Allmusic, the string quintet/divertimento on a Koch 2-CD set that's in B (not identified in the documentation it seems) is the 35-40 minute MH 412 (which we also have), not a string quintet version of this divertimento.

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