Symphony No.8 in G major, Hob.I:8 (Haydn, Joseph)

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Philip Legge (2009/5/15)

Editor Howard Chandler Robbins Landon (1926-2009)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Ludwig Doblinger, 1965. Plate D. 10.518
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Work Title Symphony No.8 in G major, “Le Soir”
Alternative. Title Sinfonia No.8
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.I:8
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro molto (G major, 3/8, 247 bars)
II. Andante (C major, 2/4, 129 bars)
III. Menuetto e Trio (G major – C major, 3/4, 82 bars)
IV. La Tempesta: Presto (G major, 6/8, 141 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1761
First Publication. 1777
Average DurationAvg. Duration 26 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation flute, 2 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns (G), strings, continuo (harpsichord)
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Symphonies by Joseph Haydn (Hob. I)
6 Paris Symphonies
12 London Symphonies