Symphony No.68 in B-flat major, Hob.I:68 (Haydn, Joseph)



Sheet Music


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Philip Legge (2009/5/23)

Editor Howard Chandler Robbins Landon (1926-2009)
Publisher. Info. Kritische Ausgabe sämtlicher Symphonien, Vol.VII
Salzburg: Haydn-Mozart Presse, 1967. Plate H.M.P. 94.
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Copyist Édouard Marie Ernest Deldevez
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1887. (July 20)
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Sieber, n.d.
Misc. Notes Reissued with plate 1096 at a later date. This is the plateless version. No publication date is suggested by Hoboken.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano (Hartkamp)

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Arranger Marijn Hartkamp (b. 1999)
Publisher. Info. Marijn Hartkamp, 2018.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.68 in B-flat major
Alternative. Title Sinfonia No.68
Name Translations symphonie nº 68; Sinfonía n.º 68; Symphony No. 68; Symfonie nr. 68; Симфония № 68; 68. Sinfonie; Sinfonia n. 68; 交響曲第68番
Name Aliases Sinfonia n.º 68; Sinfonía n 68; Sinfonía n. 68; Sinfonia n º 68; Sinfonía n º 68; Sinfonia n 68; Symfonie nr. 68 (Haydn)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 293749945; BNF: 14828593n
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.I:68
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 557
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Vivace (B major, 147 bars)
  2. Adagio cantabile (E major, 104 bars)
  3. Minuet - Trio (B major, 56 bars)
  4. Finale. Presto (B major, 292 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1774-79
First Publication. 1780 ? (by Le Menu & Boyer, also Sieber - see Hoboken)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, [2 trumpets], strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Haydn100&7
Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Wide range of durations - 20-30 minutes or so - on recordings.

Symphonies by Joseph Haydn (Hob. I)