Donald Macleod continues his story of the 'Father of the string quartet'. Today, Donald follows Haydn to the court of Esterhazy where, at first, there seems little opportunity to explore the musical form he has just invented.
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Trio in D major H.11.107 for baryton, viola and cello
Performer: Esterhazy Baryton Trio
Symphony no. 25 in C major H.1.25
Conductor: Adam FISCHER
Performer: Austro Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Mass in E flat major H.22.4 (Missa in honorem BVM)
Conductor: Owen BURDICK
Performer: Ann HOYT - Soprano
Performer: Richard LIPPOLD - Bass
Performer: Rebel Baroque Orchestra
Performer: Trinity Chamber Choir
Sonata in D major H.16.19 (Divertimento) for piano
Performer: John MCCABE - Piano
Quartet in C major Op.20`2 for strings
Performer: Hagen String Quartet
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