Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor 'Farewell', Hob. I:45

Symphony no. 45 in F-sharp minor, known as Farewell, was written by Joseph Haydn in 1772. It was written for his patron, Prince Nikolaus Esterházy, while he, Haydn and the court orchestra were at the Prince's summer palace in Eszterháza. The stay there had been longer than expected, and most of the musicians had been forced to leave their wives back at home, so in the last movement, Haydn subtly hinted to his patron that perhaps he might like to allow the musicians to return home: during the final adagio each ... more

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Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor 'Farewell', Hob. I:45 - I. Allegro assai
Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor 'Farewell', Hob. I:45 - II. Adagio
Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor 'Farewell', Hob. I:45 - III. Minuet and trio
Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor 'Farewell', Hob. I:45 - IV. Finale Presto Adagio

Franz Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn, known as Joseph Haydn, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical ...
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