Symphony No.64 in A major, Hob.I:64 (Haydn, Joseph)



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Editor Howard Chandler Robbins Landon (1926-2009)
Publisher. Info. Kritische Ausgabe sämtlicher Symphonien, Vol.VI
Salzburg: Haydn-Mozart Presse, 1965. Plate H.M.P. 88.
Universal Edition, 1965.
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Editor Timothy Lanfear (b. 1958)
Publisher. Info. Timothy Lanfear
Misc. Notes Transcribed from Kritische Ausgabe sämtlicher Symphonien edited by H. C. Robbins Landon et al.
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Editor First edition (reprint) ?
Publisher. Info. London: William Forster, n.d.[1798].
Misc. Notes 1798 reprint (part of what Hoboken calls Forster's Coll.Sy.9c) of Bland's publication (1782?) in Coll.Sy.4.
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Selections (Nos.1, 3-4)

For Violin, Cello and Piano

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Arranger Unknown
Publisher. Info. Paris: Sieber, n.d.(1786?).
Misc. Notes lacks Largo (but this was never arranged.) For date 1786 see Hoboken page 1511 (Collections, p.33) where this collection of arrangements is discussed.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.64 in A major
Alternative. Title Tempora mutantur ; Sinfonia No.64
Name Translations Symfonie nr. 64; Symphony No. 64; Sinfonía n.º 64; symphonie nº 64; Симфония № 64; Sinfonia n. 64; 64. Sinfonie; 交響曲第64番; السيمفونيه رقم 64
Name Aliases Symfonie nr. 64 (Haydn)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 293350396; LCCN: no92006987; BNF: 139133199
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.I:64
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 553
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro con spirito (A major, 151 bars)
  2. Largo (D major, 108 bars)
  3. Minuet – Trio (A major, 48 bars)
  4. Finale. Presto (A major, 198 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1773-75
First Publication. 1782 or earlier - Sieber
  • According to Hoboken, appears in Sieber's 1782 catalogue.

1804 ca. full score - Le Duc

Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns, strings
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Appears in the January 1808 issue of Cianchettini & Sperati's 2-at-the-beginning-of-the-month subscription (Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven) scores edition along with symphony 53, and even earlier from Le Duc of Paris (see Hoboken werk-verzeichnis, collections section, pp.20-21, Livr.21.)

Symphonies by Joseph Haydn (Hob. I)