Urtext of the Haydn Complete Edition
|Musical Editions||Harmony parts (complete winds)|
|Scope||7/7/4/4/4/4/4 pages; 26 × 33 cm|
|Year of origin||1785|
|Producer No.||BA 4687-65|
Scoring: 220.127.116.11 – 18.104.22.168 – strings
»Irony and Humour« two key words that well describe this unique work in Haydn’s Paris cycle. Being the only work in the set posed in a minor key, its sombre character juxtaposed against the near comic Poule theme in the first movement makes this work a concert hall favourite.