Haydn 2032, Vol. 12: Les jeux et les plaisirs / Antonini, Kammerorchester Basel

Regular price $18.99
Added to Cart! View cart or continue shopping.

The twelfth volume in the Haydn 2032 series, in which Giovanni Antonini conducts the Kammerorchester Basel, is devoted to ‘games and pleasures’. The symphonies recorded here, nos. 61, 66 and 69, were composed for the daily theatrical performances held at Eszterháza Palace in the spring of 1776. For Haydn they marked the end of a festive period, before he had to return to the serious business of writing operas. The ‘Toy Symphony’, attributed to Haydn for 200 years before it was discovered that it was in all probability composed by a Benedictine monk, completes the program in a similarly light and cheerful atmosphere.

Product Description:

  • Release Date: July 08, 2022

  • Catalog Number: ALPHA690

  • UPC: 3760014196904

  • Label: Alpha

  • Number of Discs: 1

  • Period: Classical

  • Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Kammerorchester Basel

  • Performer: Giovanni Antonini