L'incontro improvviso, Hob.XXVIII:6 (Haydn, Joseph)



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Ouverture / Sinfonia

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Misc. Notes Violin I, Viola, Bass/Cello parts only.
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Work Title L'incontro improvviso
Alternative. Title Die unverhoffte Zusammenkunft ; Unverhofftes Begegnen ; La rencontre imprévue ; The Unexpected Encounter
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIII:6 (opera) ; Hob.Ia:6 (overture)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 243
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Sinfonia. Adagio maestoso - Presto - Andantino - Allegro (D major)
  • Act I
Introduction: Alle, Calandri. Allegro (D major)
Canzonetta: Osmin. Andantino (B-flat major)
Aria: Calandro. Allegretto (E minor)
Aria: Calandro. Allegro molto (F major)
Accompanied recit: Rezia, Balkis, Dardane. (D major)
Aria: Rezia. Andante (A major)
Trio: Rezia, Balkis, Dardane. Andantino (E-flat major)
Accompanied recit: Ali. (F major)
Aria: Ali. Adagio (C major)
Duet: Calandro, Osmin. Allegretto (E minor)
Aria: Osmin. Moderato (G major)
Aria: Balkis. Andantino (B-flat major)
Finale: Osmin, Balkis, Ali. Andante (C major)
  • Act II
Canzonetta: Ali, Osmin. (G minor)
Aria: Dardane. Allegro (A major)
Canzonetta: Rezia. (B-flat major)
Aria: Rezia. (C major)
Aria: Ali. (D major)
Aria: Balkis. Allegretto (E-flat major)
Canzonetta: Calandro. Andantino (F major)
Aria: Osmin. Adagio (C major)
Duet: Ali, Rezia. [Andantino] (E major)
Finale: Balkis, Ali, Rezia, Calandro, Osmin, Dardane. [Allegro moderato] (G major)
  • Act III
Canzonetta: Rezia. Adagio (B-flat major)
Aria: Ali. Vivace (G major)
Recit: Ufficiale and all
March: Orchestra. Moderato (G major)
Accompanied recit: Rezia, Ali, Sultan. Presto (G major)
Finale: Chorus. Presto (C major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1775
First Performance. 1775-08-29 in Esterháza: Hoftheatre
First Publication. 1782 (overture - published by Artaria in parts)
Librettist Karl Frieberth (1736–1816), after Louis Hurtaut Dancourt (1725–1801)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Rezia (Soprano)
Balkis (Soprano)
Dardane (Soprano)
Ali (Tenor)
Osmin (Tenor)
Calandro (Bass)
3 Calandri
Offizier (Tenor)
Sultan (Bass)
3 sopranos, 3 tenors, 2 basses, mixed chorus (SATB)
flute, 2 oboes (also english horns), 2 bassoons
2 trumpets, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, strings
Related Works Based on La rencontre imprévue by Gluck
External Links *Operone.de


Extra Information This work is an adaptation of Gluck's La rencontre imprévue; Haydn supplied it with new music.

Misc. Comments

Operas by Joseph Haydn (Hob.XXVIII )

 Acide, Hob.XVII:1

 La Canterina, Hob.XVII:2

 Lo Speziale, Hob.XVII:3

 Le Pescatrici, Hob.XVII:4

 L'Infedeltà delusa, Hob.XVII:5

 L'incontro improvviso, Hob.XXVIII:6

 Il mondo della luna, Hob.XXVIII:7

 La vera Costanza, Hob.XXVIII:8

 Laurette, Hob.XXVIII:8a

 L'isola disabitata, Hob.XXVIII:9

 La Fedeltà premiata, Hob.XXVIII:10

 L'Infedeltà fedele, Hob.XXVIII:10bis

actually by Domenico Cimarosa

 Orlando Paladino, Hob.XXVIII:11

 Armida, Hob.XXVIII:12

 L'Anima del Filosofo, Hob.XXVIII:13