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Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 53 86 & 87


Release Date: 10/24/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550768   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 53 in D major, H 1 no 53 "L'Impériale" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1778-79; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
2.
Symphony no 86 in D major, H 1 no 86 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
3.
Symphony no 87 in A major, H 1 no 87 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Eszterhazá, Hungary 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 53 in D major, Hob.I:53, "Imperial": I. Largo maestoso - Vivace
Symphony No. 53 in D major, Hob.I:53, "Imperial": II. Andante
Symphony No. 53 in D major, Hob.I:53, "Imperial": III. Menuetto
Symphony No. 53 in D major, Hob.I:53, "Imperial": IV. Presto
Symphony No. 87 in A major, Hob.I:87: I. Vivace
Symphony No. 87 in A major, Hob.I:87: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 87 in A major, Hob.I:87: III. Menuet
Symphony No. 87 in A major, Hob.I:87: IV. Finale: Vivace
Symphony No. 86 in D major, Hob.I:86: I. Adagio - Allegro spiritoso
Symphony No. 86 in D major, Hob.I:86: II. Capriccio: Largo
Symphony No. 86 in D major, Hob.I:86: III. Menuet: Allegretto
Symphony No. 86 in D major, Hob.I:86: IV. Finale: Allegro con spirito

Customer Reviews

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 Very enjoyable Haydn symphonies May 16, 2014 By Gail M. (Goleta, CA) See All My Reviews "Conductor Bela Drahos and the Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia give us three wonderful performances here. Their style fits these Haydn symphonies perfectly; instrumental balance, tone, and phrasing are excellent. The sound quality of this recording is fine too. The combination of works on this disk make for interesting and pleasant listening all the way through. This is among the very finest Haydn recordings I've ever heard." Report Abuse
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