6 English Canzonettas, Hob.XXVIa:25-30 (Haydn, Joseph)

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Piano Accompaniments

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Work Title Original Canzonettas, Set 1
Alternative. Title Original Canzonettas for the voice with an accompaniment for the piano-forte
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIa:25-30 ; RISM A/I: H 2655
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. The Mermaid's Song (C major)
  2. Recollection (F major)
  3. A Pastoral Song (A major)
  4. Despair (E major)
  5. Pleasing Pain (G major)
  6. Fidelity (F minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1794
First Publication. 1794 - London: self-published
Librettist most likely by Anne Hunter (1742-1821)
Language English
Dedication Anne Hunter (1742-1821)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano

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Songs with Keyboard by Joseph Haydn (Hob. XXV-XXVI)
Hob. XXVa (2 Voices and Keyboard)
  • Beim Schmerz der dieses Herz durchw√ľhlt, 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 Sch√∂nheit, Hob.XXVIa:44
  • Vergi√ü mein nicht, Hob.XXVIa:46
  • Bald wehen uns des Fr√ľhlings L√ľfte, Hob.XXVIa:47
  • Ich liebe, du liebest, er liebet, Hob.XXVIa:48a
  • D√ľrre, 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 √úbermut, Hob.XXVc:7
XXVIa (Voice and Keyboard)
XXVIb (Cantatas)
  • Deutschlands Klage auf den Tod des grossen Friedrichs Borussens K√∂nig, Hob.XXVIb:1
  • Dr. Har(r)ingtons Compliment, Hob.XXVIb:3
  • Lines from the battle of the Nile, Hob.XXVIb:4