All Haydn articles – Page 4

  • DoricStringQuart

    Haydn: String Quartets op.20


    The Strad Issue: January 2015 Description: Modern-instrument Haydn performed with period sensitivities Musicians: Doric Quartet Composer: Haydn Listening to the Doric Quartet’s excellent op.20 set, one is struck by Haydn’s inventiveness. This is indeed visceral and subversive music, and this admirable group brings out all these tendencies ...

  • Amit_Peled_Haydn1

    Haydn's Cello Concerto no.1 arranged for seven cellos


    Cellist Amit Peled and his Peabody Institute students perform Haydn's Cello Concerto no.1 in C major in an arrangement for solo cello and six-cello accompaniment by Douglas Moore. Read Peled's blog on 'How I came to play Pablo Casals’s 1733 Goffriller cello'. Subscribe to The Strad ...

  • Dragonetti

    A potted history of Dragonetti – the ‘Paganini of the double bass'


    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'?

  • Apollon_Musagete

    Apollon Musagète Quartet performs Haydn's Emperor Quartet


    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 ...

  • 17771g

    Haydn: String Quartets in B minor op.33 no. 1, in D major op.64 no.5 ‘Lark’ & in G major op.76 no.1


    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 ...