Symphony no. 73 in D major 'The Hunt' Hob. I:73

Franz Joseph Haydn composed his Symphony no. 73 in 1782. Nowadays it is usually referred to as I - 73 after its positionin the Hoboken catalogue of Haydn's works. This symphony is known by the subtitle 'La chasse' (The Hunt). The 'hunting' trope was very popular in eighteenth century musical culture: the last movement features horn calls, and the main melody is taken from 'La Chasse du Cerf', a divertimento originally written by French composer Jean-Baptiste Morin. Morin himself drew upon the popular Sourcillade (or Vue) penned by André Danican Philidor in ... more

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Sheet Music Symphony no. 73 in D major 'The Hunt' - Complete Score
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RecordingSymphony no. 73 in D major 'The Hunt' - I. Adagio, Allegro
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RecordingSymphony no. 73 in D major 'The Hunt' - II. Andante
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RecordingSymphony no. 73 in D major 'The Hunt' - III. Menuetto e trio, Allegretto
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RecordingSymphony no. 73 in D major 'The Hunt' - IV. Finale 'The Hunt'
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