List of string quartets by Joseph Haydn

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This is a list of string quartets by Joseph Haydn, including the number they are given in Anthony van Hoboken's catalogue of his works. "FHE" stands for "First Haydn Edition."

Opus 1 (1762–64)[1][edit]

  • Quartet No. 1 in B major ("La Chasse"), Op. 1, No. 1, FHE No. 52, Hoboken No. III:1
  • Quartet No. 2 in E major, Op. 1, No. 2, FHE No. 53, Hoboken No. III:2
  • Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 1, No. 3, FHE No. 54, Hoboken No. III:3
  • Quartet No. 4 in G major, Op. 1, No. 4, FHE No. 55, Hoboken No. III:4
  • Quartet No. 5 in E major, Op. 1, No. 0, Hoboken No. II:6 (also referred to as Opus 0)
  • Quartet in B major, Op. 1, No. 5, FHE No. 56, Hoboken No. III:5 (later found to be the Symphony A, Hob. I/107)
  • Quartet No. 6 in C major, Op. 1, No. 6, FHE No. 57, Hoboken No. III:6

Opus 2 (1763–65)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 7 in A major, Op. 2, No. 1, FHE No. 58, Hoboken No. III:7
  • Quartet No. 8 in E major, Op. 2, No. 2, FHE No. 59, Hoboken No. III:8
  • Quartet in E major, Op. 2, No. 3, FHE No. 60 (arrangement of Cassation in E-flat major, Hob. II:21), Hoboken No. III:9
  • Quartet No. 9 in F major, Op. 2, No. 4, FHE No. 61, Hoboken No. III:10
  • Quartet in D major, Op. 2, No. 5, FHE No. 62 (arrangement of Cassation in D major, Hob. II:22), Hoboken No. III:11
  • Quartet No. 10 in B major, Op. 2, No. 6, FHE No. 63, Hoboken No. III:12

Opus 3 (spurious)[edit]

This set of quartets is now commonly attributed to Romanus Hoffstetter.

  • Quartet in E major, Op. 3, No. 1, FHE No. 64 (spurious), Hoboken No. III:13
  • Quartet in C major, Op. 3, No. 2, FHE No. 65 (spurious), Hoboken No. III:14
  • Quartet in G major, Op. 3, No. 3, FHE No. 66 (spurious), Hoboken No. III:15
  • Quartet in B major, Op. 3, No. 4, FHE No. 67 (spurious), Hoboken No. III:16
  • Quartet in F major, Op. 3, No. 5, FHE No. 68 (spurious), Hoboken No. III:17
  • Quartet in A major, Op. 3, No. 6, FHE No. 69 (spurious), Hoboken No. III:18

Opus 9 (1769)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 11 in D minor, Op. 9, No. 4, FHE No. 16, Hoboken No. III:22
  • Quartet No. 12 in C major, Op. 9, No. 1, FHE No. 7, Hoboken No. III:19
  • Quartet No. 13 in G major, Op. 9, No. 3, FHE No. 9, Hoboken No. III:21
  • Quartet No. 14 in E major, Op. 9, No. 2, FHE No. 8, Hoboken No. III:20
  • Quartet No. 15 in B major, Op. 9, No. 5, FHE No. 17, Hoboken No. III:23
  • Quartet No. 16 in A major, Op. 9, No. 6, FHE No. 18, Hoboken No. III:24

Opus 17 (1771)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 17 in F major, Op. 17, No. 2, FHE No. 2, Hoboken No. III:26
  • Quartet No. 18 in E major, Op. 17, No. 1, FHE No. 1, Hoboken No. III:25
  • Quartet No. 19 in C minor, Op. 17, No. 4, FHE No. 4, Hoboken No. III:28
  • Quartet No. 20 in D major, Op. 17, No. 6, FHE No. 6, Hoboken No. III:30
  • Quartet No. 21 In E major, Op. 17, No. 3, FHE No. 3, Hoboken No. III:27
  • Quartet No. 22 in G major, Op. 17, No. 5, FHE No. 5, Hoboken No. III:29

Opus 20, the "Sun" quartets (1772)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 23 in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5, FHE No. 47, Hoboken No. III:35
  • Quartet No. 24 in A major, Op. 20, No. 6, FHE No. 48, Hoboken No. III:36
  • Quartet No. 25 in C major, Op. 20, No. 2, FHE No. 44, Hoboken No. III:32
  • Quartet No. 26 in G minor, Op. 20, No. 3, FHE No. 45, Hoboken No. III:33
  • Quartet No. 27 in D major, Op. 20, No. 4, FHE No. 46, Hoboken No. III:34
  • Quartet No. 28 in E major, Op. 20, No. 1, FHE No. 43, Hoboken No. III:31

Opus 33, the "Russian" quartets (1781)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 29 in G major ("How Do You Do?"), Op. 33, No. 5, FHE No. 74, Hoboken No. III:41
  • Quartet No. 30 in E major ("The Joke"), Op. 33, No. 2, FHE No. 71, Hoboken No. III:38
  • Quartet No. 31 in B minor, Op. 33, No. 1, FHE No. 70, Hoboken No. III:37
  • Quartet No. 32 in C major ("The Bird"), Op. 33, No. 3, FHE No. 72, Hoboken No. III:39
  • Quartet No. 33 in D major, Op. 33, No. 6, FHE No. 75, Hoboken No. III:42
  • Quartet No. 34 in B major, Op. 33, No. 4, FHE No. 73, Hoboken No. III:40

Opus 42 (1784)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 35 in D minor, Op. 42, FHE No. 15, Hoboken No. III:43

Opus 50, the "Prussian" quartets (1787)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 36 in B major, Op. 50, No. 1, FHE No. 10, Hoboken No. III:44
  • Quartet No. 37 in C major, Op. 50, No. 2, FHE No. 11, Hoboken No. III:45
  • Quartet No. 38 in E major, Op. 50, No. 3, FHE No. 12, Hoboken No. III:46
  • Quartet No. 39 in F minor, Op. 50, No. 4, FHE No. 25, Hoboken No. III:47
  • Quartet No. 40 in F major ("Dream"), Op. 50, No. 5, FHE No. 26, Hoboken No. III:48
  • Quartet No. 41 in D major ("The Frog"), Op. 50, No. 6, FHE No. 27, Hoboken No. III:49

Opus 51 (1787)[edit]

Opus 54, 55, the "Tost" quartets, sets I & II (1788)[edit]

Named after Johann Tost, a violinist in the Esterhazy orchestra from 1783–89.[2]

  • Quartet No. 42 in C major, Op. 54, No. 2, FHE No. 20, Hoboken No. III:57
  • Quartet No. 43 in G major, Op. 54, No. 1, FHE No. 19, Hoboken No. III:58
  • Quartet No. 44 in E major, Op. 54, No. 3, FHE No. 21, Hoboken No. III:59
  • Quartet No. 45 in A major, Op. 55, No. 1, FHE No. 22, Hoboken No. III:60
  • Quartet No. 46 in F minor ("Razor"), Op. 55, No. 2, FHE No. 23, Hoboken No. III:61
  • Quartet No. 47 in B major, Op. 55, No. 3, FHE No. 24, Hoboken No. III:62

Opus 64, the "Tost" quartets, set III (1790)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 48 in C major, Op. 64, No. 1, FHE No. 31, Hoboken No. III:65
  • Quartet No. 49 in B minor, Op. 64, No. 2, FHE No. 32, Hoboken No. III:68
  • Quartet No. 50 in B major, Op. 64, No. 3, FHE No. 33, Hoboken No. III:67
  • Quartet No. 51 in G major, Op. 64, No. 4, FHE No. 34, Hoboken No. III:66
  • Quartet No. 52 in E major, Op. 64, No. 6, FHE No. 36, Hoboken No. III:64
  • Quartet No. 53 in D major ("The Lark"), Op. 64, No. 5, FHE No. 35, Hoboken No. III:63

Opus 71, 74, the "Apponyi" quartets (1793)[edit]

Count Anton Georg Apponyi, a relative of Haydn’s patrons, paid 100 ducats for the privilege of having these quartets publicly dedicated to him.

  • Quartet No. 54 in B major, Op. 71, No. 1, FHE No. 37, Hoboken No. III:69
  • Quartet No. 55 in D major, Op. 71, No. 2, FHE No. 38, Hoboken No. III:70
  • Quartet No. 56 in E major, Op. 71, No. 3, FHE No. 39, Hoboken No. III:71
  • Quartet No. 57 in C major, Op. 74, No. 1, FHE No. 28, Hoboken No. III:72
  • Quartet No. 58 in F major, Op. 74, No. 2, FHE No. 29, Hoboken No. III:73
  • Quartet No. 59 in G minor ("Rider"), Op. 74, No. 3, FHE No. 30, Hoboken No. III:74

Opus 76, the "Erdödy" quartets (1796–1797)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 60 in G major, Op. 76, No. 1, FHE No. 40, Hoboken No. III:75
  • Quartet No. 61 in D minor ("Quinten", "Fifths", "The Donkey"), Op. 76, No. 2, FHE No. 41, Hoboken No. III:76
  • Quartet No. 62 in C major ("Emperor" or "Kaiser"), Op. 76, No. 3, FHE No. 42, Hoboken No. III:77
  • Quartet No. 63 in B major ("Sunrise"), Op. 76, No. 4, FHE No. 49, Hoboken No. III:78
  • Quartet No. 64 in D major ("Largo"), Op. 76, No. 5, FHE No. 50, Hoboken No. III:79
  • Quartet No. 65 in E major, Op. 76, No. 6, FHE No. 51, Hoboken No. III:80

Opus 77, the "Lobkowitz" quartets (1799)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 66 in G major, Op. 77, No. 1, FHE No. 13, Hoboken No. III:81
  • Quartet No. 67 in F major, Op. 77, No. 2, FHE No. 14, Hoboken No. III:82

Opus 103 (1803)[edit]

  • Quartet No. 68 in D minor, Op. 103, Hoboken No. III:83 (incomplete)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webster, James & Feder, Georg. "Haydn, Joseph.". Oxford Music Online. Oxford. Retrieved 3 Apr 2011. 
  2. ^ Berger, Melvin. Guide to Chamber Music. p, 202. New York: Dover, 1985.