L'incontro improvviso, Hob.XXVIII:6 (Haydn, Joseph)



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Ouverture / Sinfonia

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Fynnjamin (2011/2/18)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Misc. Notes Violin I, Viola, Bass/Cello parts only.
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General Information

Work Title L'incontro improvviso
Alternative. Title Die unverhoffte Zusammenkunft ; Unverhofftes Begegnen ; La rencontre imprévue ; The Unexpected Encounter
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIII:6 (opera) ; Hob.Ia:6 (overture)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1775
First Performance. 1775-08-29 in Esterháza: Hoftheatre
First Publication. 1782 (overture - published by Artaria in parts)
Librettist Karl Frieberth (1736–1816), after Louis Hurtaut Dancourt (1725–1801)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Related Works Based on La rencontre imprévue by Gluck
External Links *Operone.de


Misc. Comments

This work is an adaptation of Gluck's La rencontre imprévue; Haydn supplied it with new music.