List of concertos by Joseph Haydn

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The following is a partial list of concertos by Joseph Haydn (1732–1809). In the Hoboken catalogue of Haydn's works, concertos for most instruments are in category VII which a different letter for each solo instrument (VIIa is for violin concertos, VIIb is for cello concertos, etc.). The exceptions are the concertos for keyboard and for baryton which are placed in categories XVIII and XIII, respectively.

For violin[edit]

Other Concertos (Hob. VIIa:A1/B1/B2/D1/G1) are not authentic, i.e. are not by Joseph Haydn.

- D1 - Concerto, en ré majeur, pour violon et orchestre (2 hautbois, 2 cors, 2 violons, alto et basse) (work by Carl Stamitz?)
- G1 - Concerto, en sol majeur, pour violon et cordes (2 violons, alto et basse) (work by Michael Haydn?)
- A1 - Concerto, en la majeur, pour violon et …(work by Giornovichi?)
- B1 - Concerto, en si bémol majeur, pour violon et cordes (2 violons, alto et basse) (by Michael Haydn)
- B2 - Concerto, en si bémol majeur, pour violon et cordes (2 violons, alto et basse) (by Christian Cannabich)

For violoncello[edit]

For violone (double bass)[edit]

  • Violone Concerto in D, Hob. VIIc/1 (lost; may have been burned and destroyed?)[1]

For horn[edit]

  • Horn Concerto in D major, Hob. VIId/1 (lost)
  • Concerto for Two Horns in E flat, Hob. VIId/2 (lost)
  • Horn Concerto No. 1 in D, Hob. VIId/3, 1762
  • Horn Concerto No. 2 in D, Hob. VIId/4 (doubtful), 1781
  • Concerto for Two Horns in E flat, Hob. VIId/6 (attrib.; maybe Hob. VIId/2?)

For trumpet[edit]

For flute[edit]

  • Flute Concerto in D, Hob. VIIf/1, (lost, 1780?)[1]
  • Flute Concerto in D, Hob. VIIf/D1 (spurious, by Leopold Hoffman)

Haydn also wrote several more concertos, which have all been lost.

For oboe[edit]

For 2 lire organizzate[edit]

These concertos were written for Ferdinand IV, King of Naples whose favorite instrument was the lira organizzata[3] -- an instrument similar to the hurdy gurdy. Modern performances use flute and oboe (or two flutes) as the soloists.

  • Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob.:VIIh/1, (1786)
  • Concerto No. 2 in G major, Hob.:VIIh/2, (1786)
  • Concerto No. 3 in G major, Hob.:VIIh/3, (1786) "Romance" movement later adapted to become the "Military" movement of Symphony No. 100
  • Concerto No. 4 in F major, Hob.:VIIh/4, (1786)
  • Concerto No. 5 in F major, Hob.:VIIh/5, (1786) second and third movement later adapted to be part of Symphony No. 89

For baryton[edit]

There are 3 concertos for baryton known but lost or have doubtful authenticity.

  • Concerto for baryton in D, Hob. XIII:1 (before 1770)
  • Concerto for baryton in D, Hob. XIII:2 (before 1770)
  • Concerto for 2 barytons in D, Hob. XIII:3 (before 1770)

For harpsichord, organ or piano[edit]

  • Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in C, Hob. XVIII/1 (1756)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in D, Hob. XVIII/2 (1767)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 3 in F with Horns and strings, Hob. XVIII/3 (1771)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 4 in G, Hob. XVIII/4 (1770)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in C with strings, Hob. XVIII/5 (1763)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 6 in F with violin and strings (Double Concerto), Hob. XVIII/6 (1766)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 7 in F, Hob. XVIII/7 (exists with a different slow movement as the piano trio Hob. XV/40)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 8 in C, Hob. XVIII/8 (1766)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 9 in G, Hob. XVIII/9 (doubtful authenticity,[citation needed] 1767)
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 10 in C, Hob. XVIII/10 (1771)
  • Keyboard Concerto in F, Hob. XVIII/F2
  • Keyboard Concerto No. 11 in D, Hob. XVIII/11 (1779–80)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d HC Robbins Landon, Haydn: Chronicle and Works, 5 vols, (Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1976-) v. 1, Haydn: the Early Years, 1732-1765
  2. ^ IMSLP Score
  3. ^ Pictures of lire organizzatta

References[edit]

  • The New Grove Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians offers a complete list, with the current best-estimate dating, of Haydn's concertos and other works. The listing is repeated in the spin-off volume by Webster and Feder, The New Grove Haydn.

See also[edit]