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Haydn: Fortepiano Sonatas, Adagio & Variations / Mitchell

Haydn / Mitchell
Release Date: 07/29/2014 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 196   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph HaydnBobby Mitchell
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Bobby Mitchell performs a selection of Haydn piano sonatas on an authentic fortepiano of the period, and in one work he includes measures from the original manuscript that Haydn's publishers omitted.

About Bobby Mitchell:
"For his first disc, Bobby Mitchell, ‘Alpha winner’ of the legendary Bruges Competition, proposes a programme devoted to Joseph Haydn. His interpretation, juvenile yet based on solid musicological research, lets us rediscover all of Haydn’s humour as well as the depth of his feelings. It also reveals an unusual musical personality and an absolutely remarkable pianist. Bobby Mitchell is a perfect example of Alpha’s desire to bear witness to the talent of young ar t i st s and to accompany them in
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Keyboard no 38 in F major, H 16 no 23 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
2.
Improvised transition from F major to E flat major by Bobby Mitchell
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
3.
Sonata for Keyboard no 43 in E flat major, H 16 no 28 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1776; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
4.
Improvised transition from E flat major to C major by Bobby Mitchell
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
5.
Sonata for Keyboard no 58 in C major, H 16 no 48 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789 
6.
Improvised transition from C major to F major by Bobby Mitchell
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
7.
Adagio for Keyboard in F major, H 17 no 9 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1786; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
8.
Sonata for Keyboard in F minor, H 17 no 6 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Bobby Mitchell (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Keyboard Sonata No. 38 in F Major, Hob.XVI:23: I. -
Keyboard Sonata No. 38 in F Major, Hob.XVI:23: II. Adagio
Keyboard Sonata No. 38 in F Major, Hob.XVI:23: III. Finale: Presto
Improvised Transition from F Major to E-Flat Major
Keyboard Sonata No. 43 in E-Flat Major, Hob.XVI:28: I. Allegro moderato
Keyboard Sonata No. 43 in E-Flat Major, Hob.XVI:28: II. Minuet
Keyboard Sonata No. 43 in E-Flat Major, Hob.XVI:28: III. Finale: Presto
Improvised Transition from E-Flat Major to C Major
Keyboard Sonata No. 58 in C Major, Hob.XVI:48: I. Andante con espressione
Keyboard Sonata No. 58 in C Major, Hob.XVI:48: II. Rondo: Presto
Improvised Transition from C Major to F Major
Adagio in F Major, Hob.XVII:9: Adagio in F Major, Hob. XVII:9
Variations in F Minor, Hob. XVII:6, "Un piccolo divertimento": Keyboard Sonata in F Minor, Hob. XVII:6, "Un piccolo divertimento: Variations"

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