Viennese Classic - Early Period#
Joseph Haydn: Divertimento H 2 Nr. 22#
Joseph Haydn (1732 Rohrau/Lower Austria - 1809 Vienna)
composed this Divertimento before 1765. The term
Divertimento was in use since the end of the 17th c
and merely refers to the entertaining quality of a
musical work. Divertimenti are suites - or sonata-like
instrumental works for varying forces - from solo
instruments to an orchestra. The number of movements also
varies so that as many as 12 movements were used.
Picture: The Haydn Hall in the Esterhazy Palace/Eisenstadt. (E. Stadler)
© Sound: Concerto Bayreuth, Dilcherstraße 10, D-95444 Bayreuth, CD-Nr. CB 12011.
© Picture: Burgenland Tourismus, Schloß Esterhazy, 7000 Eisenstadt (Foto: böttchen + tiensch)