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Donald Macleod explores the compositions and early life of Joseph Haydn, including his disastrous marriage to his true love's elder sister.

Part of Radio 3's Composers of the Year 2009 season.

Missa Brevis
Susan Gritton, Pamela Helen Stephen (soprano)
Collegium Musicum 90
Richard Hickox (conductor)
CHAN 0734 CD5 T15-20

L'isola disabitata (excerpt from Part 2)
Costanza ...... Norma Lerer
Silvia ...... Linda Zoghby
Gernando ...... Luigi Alva
Enrico ...... Renato Bruson
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Antal Dorati (conductor)
Philips 4324272 CD2 T7-9

Piano Trio, H XV 38 (finale)
Trio 1790
CPO 7772432 T12

Organ Concerto in C, H XVIII 1 (largo)
Gabor Lehotka (organ)
The Budapest Strings
Karoly Botvay (director)
Hungaroton HCD31175 T2.

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1 hour

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Mon 19 Jan 2009 22:00

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