All Haydn articles – Page 3
He was Europe's first – and the world's finest – virtuoso double bassist, who was admired by Beethoven and granted favour by Napoleon. But the story of Domenico Dragonetti is shrouded in intrigue: who was the man they called ‘Il Drago'?
The Apollon Musagète Quartet, which has been awarded a 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award worth £30,000, performs the first movement from Haydn's Emperor Quartet no.62 at the Vienna Konzerthaus in 2006. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day ...
THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: January 2006 Musicians: Ebène Quartet Composer: Haydn The members of the Ebène Quartet win their spurs in this superlative debut classical disc. Their performances, recorded live, demonstrate a natural affinity with three quartets from different periods of Haydn’s career, and their ...