String Quartets, Op.51 (Haydn, Joseph)



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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Trautwein, n.d.(ca.1840). Plates 875–881.
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Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Litolff, n.d. Plate Collection Litolff No.375.
Misc. Notes These 7 words belong to a selection of 20 Haydn string quartets.

The last page of the cover part is the index with useful pencil additions by the former owner of this score. They give the opus numbers of the other quartets, which are already on

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Work Title 7 String Quartets, Op. 51 'Seven Last Words of Christ'
Alternative. Title Musica instrumentale sopra le 7 ultime parole del nostro Redentore in croce … ridotte in quartetti, Op.51
Les sept dernières paroles de Jésus Christ
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51 / Hob.III:50-56
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 pieces
  1. Introduzione – Sonata I: Largo
  2. Sonata II: Grave e cantabile
  3. Sonata III: Grave
  4. Sonata IV: Largo
  5. Sonata V: Adagio
  6. Sonata VI: Lento
  7. Sonata VII: Largo – Il Terremoto
First Performance. 1787-02-14
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Extra Information Orchestra version known as Die Worte des Erlösers am Kreuze Die_Worte_des_Erlösers_am_Kreuze,_Hob.XX_(Haydn,_Joseph)


Misc. Comments

Haydn String Quartets

 String Quartet in E major, Op.0 (Hob.II:6)

 6 String Quartets, Op.1 (Hob.III:1–6)

1 in B major, Hob.III:1 (La chasse), 2 in E major, Hob.III:2
3 in D major, Hob.III:3, 4 in G major, Hob.III:4
5 in B major, Hob.III:5, 6 in C major, Hob.III:6

 6 String Quartets, Op.2 (Hob.III:7–12)

1 in A major, Hob.III:7, 2 in E major, Hob.III:8
3 in E major, Hob.III:9, 4 in F major, Hob.III:10
5 in D major, Hob.III:11, 6 in B major, Hob.III:12

 6 String Quartets, Op.3 (Hob.III:13–18)

1 in E major, Hob.III:13, 2 in C major, Hob.III:14
3 in G major, Hob.III:15, 4 in B major, Hob.III:16
5 in F major, Hob.III:17, 6 in A major, Hob.III:18
Though listed in Hoboken’s catalogue, these are actually by Roman Hoffstetter (1742–1815)

 6 String Quartets, Op.9 (Hob.III:19–24)

1 in C major, Hob.III:19, 2 in E major, Hob.III:20
3 in G major, Hob.III:21, 4 in D minor, Hob.III:22
5 in B major, Hob.III:23, 6 in A major, Hob.III:24

 6 String Quartets, Op.17 (Hob.III:25–30)

1 in E major, Hob.III:25, 2 in F major, Hob.III:26
3 in E major, Hob.III:27, 4 in C minor, Hob.III:28
5 in G major, Hob.III:29, 6 in D major, Hob.III:30

 6 String Quartets, Op.20 (Hob.III:31–36) “Sun”

1 in E major, Hob.III:31, 2 in C major, Hob.III:32
3 in G minor, Hob.III:33, 4 in D major, Hob.III:34
5 in F minor, Hob.III:35, 6 in A major, Hob.III:36

 6 String Quartets, Op.33 (Hob.III:37–42) “Russian”

1 in B minor, Hob.III:37, 2 in E major, Hob.III:38 (The Joke)
3 in C major, Hob.III:39 (The Bird), 4 in B major, Hob.III:40
5 in G major, Hob.III:41 (How do you do?), 6 in D major, Hob.III:42

 String Quartet in D minor, Op.42 (Hob.III:43)

 6 String Quartets, Op.50 (Hob.III:44–49) “Prussian”

1 in B major, Hob.III:44, 2 in C major, Hob.III:45
3 in E major, Hob.III:46, 4 in F minor, Hob.III:47
5 in F major, Hob.III:48 (Dream), 6 in D major, Hob.III:49 (La grenouille)

 7 String Quartets, Op.51 (Hob.III:50–56) “Seven Last Words of Christ”

1 in B major, 2 in C minor, 3 in E major, 4 in F major
5 in A major, 6 in G minor, 7 in E major

 3 String Quartets, Op.54 (Hob.III:57–59) “Tost I”

1 in G major, Hob.III:58
2 in C major, Hob.III:57
3 in E major, Hob.III:59

 3 String Quartets, Op.55 (Hob.III:60–62) “Tost II”

1 in A major, 2 in F minor (The Razor), 3 in B major

 6 String Quartets, Op.64 (Hob.III:63–68) “Tost III”

1 in C major, Hob.III:65, 2 in B minor, Hob.III:68
3 in B major, Hob.III:67, 4 in G major, Hob.III:66
5 in D major, Hob.III:63, 6 in E major, Hob.III:64

 3 String Quartets, Op.71 (Hob.III:69–71) “Apponyi”

1 in B major, 2 in D major, 3 in E major

 3 String Quartets, Op.74 (Hob.III:72–74) “Apponyi”

1 in C major, 2 in F major, 3 in G minor (The Horseman)

 6 String Quartets, Op.76 (Hob.III:75–80) “Erdody”

1 in G major, 2 in D minor, 3 in D major (Emperor)
4 in B major (Sunrise), 5 in D major, 6 in E major

 2 String Quartets, Op.77 (Hob.III:81–82) “Lobkowitz”

1 in G major, 2 in F major

 String Quartet in D minor, Op.103 (Hob.III:83) (incomplete)