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Irresistible Momentum

René Jacobs'
Haydn Symphonies -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... great zest and alacrity.'

Haydn: Symphonies Nos 91 & 92 'Oxford'; Scena di Berenice. © 2016 harmonia mundi sas

Franz Joseph Haydn's symphonies are always intriguing, and these later works can count as some of the best. His output between the famous Paris and London symphonies includes many felicitious pieces, with No 91 being a particular case in point. The opening movement is marked Largoallegro assai and has some wonderful inflexions, especially towards the end, which are beautifully handled by René Jacobs and his Freiburgers...

Copyright © 2 May 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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HAYDN: SYMPHONIES NOS 91 AND 92; SCENA DI BERENICE

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

RENE JACOBS

GERMANY

AUSTRIA

HARMONIA MUNDI

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