6 Divertimentos, Hob.IV:6-11 (Haydn, Joseph)

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Editor Richard Dittrich
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J.H. Zimmermann, 1926. Plate Z. 11253a-b.
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Work Title 6 Divertimentos
Alternative. Title 6 Trios
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.IV:6-11
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 divertimentos
  1. Divertimento in D major, Hob.IV:6
  2. Divertimento in G major, Hob.IV:7
  3. Divertimento in C major, Hob.IV:8
  4. Divertimento in G major, Hob.IV:9
  5. Divertimento in A major, Hob.IV:10
  6. Divertimento in D major, Hob.IV:11
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1784
First Publication. 1784 November
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins (or flute, violin), cello

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Wigmore in "The Faber Pocket Guide to Haydn", p.233, notes that these were "hastily composed" (meaning in context presumably that they were not only published but also composed in 1784. Not implying a negative judgment as to quality, as he praises them, if mildly, in the same paragraph.)