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Haydn: Symphonies Nos 23, 24 & 61 / Ward, Northern Co


Release Date: 10/04/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550723   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 23 in G major, H 1 no 23 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1764; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 15 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 24 in D major, H 1 no 24 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1764; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 28 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 61 in D major, H 1 no 61 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 23 Minutes 2 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 24 in D major, Hob.I:24: I. Allegro
Symphony No. 24 in D major, Hob.I:24: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 24 in D major, Hob.I:24: III. Menuet
Symphony No. 24 in D major, Hob.I:24: IV. Finale: Allegro
Symphony No. 23 in G major, Hob.I:23: I. Allegro
Symphony No. 23 in G major, Hob.I:23: II. Andante
Symphony No. 23 in G major, Hob.I:23: III. Menuet
Symphony No. 23 in G major, Hob.I:23: IV. Finale: Presto assai
Symphony No. 61 in D major, Hob.I:61: I. Vivace
Symphony No. 61 in D major, Hob.I:61: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 61 in D major, Hob.I:61: III. Menuet
Symphony No. 61 in D major, Hob.I:61: IV. Prestissimo

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Great Haydn disk! September 16, 2012 By Gail M. (Goleta, CA) See All My Reviews "Symphonies 23 and 24 are fairly early Haydn, and although very pleasant, don't have the memorable themes and complex development that characterizs Haydn at his peak. But #61 is a gem, with all the clever, jolly ideas for which this composer is known. The minuet could be by no other composer. Ward and his chamber orchestra play everything beautifully. The balancee dynamics, and pace of the playing fit the music perfectly, and excellent sound lets you hear all the details. These are NOT performances like some recent chamber orchestra releases, in which the tuneful themes are underplayed while the brass and drums are fierce." Report Abuse
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