Urtext of the Haydn Complete Edition
|Musical Editions||Cello, double bass (orchestral part)|
|Scope||8 pages; 26 × 33 cm|
|Year of origin||1785|
|Producer No.||BA 4687-82|
Scoring: 126.96.36.199 – 188.8.131.52 – 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.