Symphony No. 16 (Haydn)

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Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 16 in B-flat major, Hoboken I/16, may have been written between 1757 and 1761.[1]

It is scored for 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns, strings and continuo, with a solo cello part in the slow movement.[2] It is in three movements:

  1. Allegro, 3
    4
  2. Andante in E-flat major, 2
    4
  3. Allegro or Presto, 6
    8

The slow movement features a solo cello doubled in octaves with muted violins.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ H. C. Robbins Landon, The Symphonies of Joseph Haydn. London: Universal Edition & Rockliff (1955): 640
  2. ^ Landon (1955): 640. "2 ob., 2 cor. (B flat, prob. alto), str. [ fag., cemb. ]; vcl. obl. in Andante."
  3. ^ A. Peter Brown, The Symphonic Repertoire, volume 2, Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press (2002): 65–66. ISBN 025333487X.