Symphony No.55 in E-flat major, Hob.I:55 (Haydn, Joseph)



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Irishmaestro (2019/2/12)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1774..
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Philip Legge (2009/5/16)

Editor Helmut Schultz (1904-1945)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Haydn Society, 1951.
Reprinted Kritische Ausgabe sämtlicher Symphonien, Vol.V
Salzburg: Haydn-Mozart Presse, n.d.(ca.1960). Plate H.M.P. 65.
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Editor First edition (German)
Publisher. Info. Simphonie periodique No.2
Mainz: Schott, n.d.[1786]. Plate 52.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich)

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Arranger Hugo Ulrich (1822-1872)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 5464.
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For Piano (Hartkamp)

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Arranger Marijn Hartkamp (b. 1999)
Publisher. Info. Marijn Hartkamp, 2018.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.55 in E-flat major
Alternative. Title The Schoolmaster ; Sinfonia No.55
Name Translations symphonie nº 55; Symphony No. 55; Symfonie nr. 55; 55. Sinfonie; 交響曲第55番 (ハイドン); Sinfonía n.º 55 (Haydn); Симфония № 55; Sinfonia n. 55; السيمفونيه رقم 55
Name Aliases Der Schulmeister; Symfonie nr. 55 (Haydn)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 294769672; LCCN: no92006986; GND: 300070292; BNF: 13913311j
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.I:55
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 544
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro di molto (E major, 216 bars)
  2. Adagio, ma semplicemente (B major, 128 bars)
  3. Minuet – Trio (E major, 72 bars)
  4. Finale. Presto (E major, 179 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1774
First Publication. 1786 – Mainz: Schott (or earlier)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns, strings
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Published in an arrangement for piano 4 hands in 1858 (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1858), p.164).

Symphonies by Joseph Haydn (Hob. I)