Symphony No.51 in B-flat major, Hob.I:51 (Haydn, Joseph)



Sheet Music


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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. 59.
Misc. Notes No renewal found
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Schissel (2018/9/30)

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Sieber, n.d.(ca.1782).
Misc. Notes Reprint. First appeared with a plate, "zunachst ohne", then with a larger plate no. - this is the 2nd appearance. Have only found so far these three instrumental parts.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

II. Adagio

For Violin, Piano and Organ (Méreaux)

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Schalltrichter (2013/6/13)

Arranger Jean-Amédée Lefroid de Méreaux (1802-1874)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1874]. Plate H.5556(6).
Misc. Notes No 18 of Méreaux's transcriptions Concertantes Op.83
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.51 in B-flat major
Alternative. Title Sinfonia No.51
Name Translations Symfonie nr. 51; Symphony No. 51; Sinfonía n.º 51; symphonie nº 51; Симфония № 51; 51. Sinfonie; Sinfonia n. 51; 交響曲第51番; السيمفونيه رقم 51
Name Aliases Symfonie nr. 51 (Haydn)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 293982825; BNF: 139133079
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.I:51
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 540
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Vivace (B major, 209 bars)
  2. Adagio (E major, 93 bars)
  3. Minuet – Trio I – Trio II (B major, 56 bars)
  4. Finale. Allegro (B major, 114 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1773
First Publication. 1782 ca.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 24 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns], strings
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