Despair, Hob.XXVIa:28 (Haydn, Joseph)




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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Original Canzonettas, Set 1 (pp.18-21)
London: Composer, n.d.[1794].
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Publisher. Info. 10 Canzonets (No.1)
London: Novello, n.d. Plate 7952.
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Editor Ludwig Landshoff (1874-1941)
Language English/German
Publisher. Info. Kanzonetten und Lieder (No.4)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1931. Plate 10921.
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Editor Original Canzonettas, Set 1 (No.4)
Liam Hynes
Publisher. Info. Liam Hynes
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General Information

Work Title Despair
Alternative. Title
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIa:28
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 120
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Adagio (56 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1794
First Publication. 1794 in Original Canzonettas, Set 1 (No.4)
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
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

Misc. Comments

Songs with Keyboard by Joseph Haydn (Hob. XXV-XXVI)
Hob. XXVa (2 Voices and Keyboard)
  • Despair, Hob.XXVIa:28
  • 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