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Donald Macleod continues his story of the 'Father of the string quartet'. Haydn's employer, Prince Esterhazy had no interest in quartets, but Haydn continued to write them purely for himself and he began to discover the commercial potential of this increasingly popular musical form.

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Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in F minor Op.20`5 for strings

    Performer: Hagen String Quartet

    • Deustche Grammophon.
    • 4399202.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata in E major H.16.22 for piano

    Performer: Carmen PIAZZINI - Piano

    • Arte Nova.
    • 74321592022.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Il Ritorno di Tobia - oratorio H.21.1

    Conductor: Ferenc SZEKERES Performer: Attila FULOP - Tenor Performer: Budapest Madrigal Choir Performer: Hungarian State Orchestra Performer: Klara TAKACS - Contralto Performer: Magda KALMAR - Soprano Performer: Veronika KINCSES - Soprano Performer: Zsolt BENDE - Baritone

    • Hungaroton.
    • HCD11660622.
  • Joseph Haydn

    L' Isola disabitata - azione teatrale in 2 acts H.28.9

    Performer: Alessandro de MARCHI - Harpsichord Performer: Katharina KAMMERLOHER - Soprano Performer: Academia Montis Regalis

    • Opus.
    • 30319.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in G major Op.33`5 (How do you do?) for strings

    Performer: Salomon String Quartet

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA66682.

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