10 Canzonets (Haydn, Joseph)




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Misc. Notes Piano accompaniment only
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, n.d.(ca.1886). Plate 7952.
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General Information

Work Title 10 Canzonets
Alternative. Title
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIa:25-28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 41, 42
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 songs
  1. Despair, Hob.XXVIa:28 (E major)
  2. Fidelity, Hob.XXVIa:30 (F minor)
  3. The Spirit's Song, Hob.XXVIa:41 (F minor)
  4. Sailor's Song, Hob.XXVIa:31 (A major)
  5. Sympathy, Hob.XXVIa:33 (E major)
  6. A Pastoral Song, Hob.XXVIa:27 (A major)
  7. The Mermaid's Song, Hob.XXVIa:25 (C major)
  8. O tuneful Voice, Hob.XXVIa:42 (E-flat major)
  9. She never told her love, Hob.XXVIa:34 (A-flat major)
  10. Recollection, Hob.XXVIa:26 (F major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1794-95, 1804, 1806
First Publication. 1886 ca.
Librettist see below
1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 10. most likely by Anne Hunter (1742-1821)
3, 8. Anne Hunter (1742-1821)
5. John Hoole (1727-1803), after Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
9. William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Language English
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)
  • Beim Schmerz der dieses Herz durchwühlt, Hob.XXVIa:37
  • Der schlaue Pudel, Hob.XXVIa:38
  • Trachten will ich nicht auf Erden, Hob.XXVIa:39
  • Der Feldzug, Hob.XXVIa:40
  • Als einst mit Weibes Schönheit, Hob.XXVIa:44
  • Vergiß mein nicht, Hob.XXVIa:46
  • Bald wehen uns des Frühlings Lüfte, Hob.XXVIa:47
  • Ich liebe, du liebest, er liebet, Hob.XXVIa:48a
  • Dürre, Staub, vermorschte Knochen, Hob.XXVIa:48b
  • Sag'n allweil vom Staatsleb'n, Hob.XXVIa:48c
  • Kein besseres Leben ist ja auf der Welt, Hob.XXVIa:48d
XXVb (3 Voices and Keyboard)
  • An den Vetter, Hob.XXVb:1
  • Daphnens einziger Fehler, Hob.XXVb:2
  • Betrachtung des Todes, Hob.XXVb:3
  • An die Frauen, Hob.XXVb:4
XXVc (4 Voices and Keyboard)
  • Der Augenblick, Hob.XXVc:1
  • Alles hat seine Zeit, Hob.XXVc:3
  • Die Beredsamkeit, Hob.XXVc:4
  • Der Greis, Hob.XXVc:5
  • Die Warnung, Hob.XXVc:6
  • Wider den Übermut, Hob.XXVc:7
XXVIa (Voice and Keyboard)
XXVIb (Cantatas)
  • Deutschlands Klage auf den Tod des grossen Friedrichs Borussens König, Hob.XXVIb:1
  • Dr. Har(r)ingtons Compliment, Hob.XXVIb:3
  • Lines from the battle of the Nile, Hob.XXVIb:4