Divertimento in C major, MH 27 (Haydn, Michael)



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PDF scanned by JDH
JDH (2013/3/5)

PDF scanned by JDH
JDH (2013/3/5)

Editor Eugen Rapp (1906-1977)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott’s Söhne, 1935. Plate 34320b.
Misc. Notes A scientific edition. Letter-sized by JDH.
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General Information

Work Title Divertimento C dur
Alternative. Title Trio for Violin, Cello and Violone (probably modern description as trio?, violone part of original instrumentation however)
Composer Haydn, Michael
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MH 27 ; P 99
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMH 7
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio
  3. Menuet
  4. Finale: Presto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1758-60 ?
First Publication. 1935
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25–30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Violin, Cello (Viola), Contrabass (Cello II) (violone)
Primary Sources RISM 456009537 (ms. copy by P. Rettensteiner, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Musikabteilung, München, described as Divertimento a Violino Conc: Violoncello Conc: e Violone)
RISM 600025892 (another copy, at Seitenstetten)

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Allmusic estimates 1764–ca.1770 for composition and describes it as a "Divertimento for violin, cello & continuo". 1758–1760 estimate given by haydn.dk which describes this as an orchestral, not a chamber, work.