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TN 1784, when Haydn was in the service of a noblem at Esterhazy, in Hungary, ho was invited by a concert-giving society at Paris to compose some Symphonies for production there. He wrote six then, and later another set, to which the one we are to hear belongs.
It consists of the usual four Movements.
A short slow Introduction ushers in the FIRST MOVEMENT, in that vein of combined delicacy and brilliance in which Haydn was always so happy.
The SECOND MOVEMENT consists largely of the gentle treatment, of a melody, first announced by Oboe and 'Cellos. The Orchestral colours here are rich and satisfying.
The THIRD MOVEMENT is, of course, the Minuet, with its contrasting 'Trio ' or middle -eetion.
The LAST MOVEMENT'S First Main Theme has that flavour of peasant music that is never long absent from Haydn's work. As the Movement is a Rondo, we hear this Tune several times, with pleasant diversions in between its appearances.


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