Haydn: Symphony in G Major, Hob. I:81

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    1. Composer: Joseph Haydn
    2. Instrumentation: Orchestra
    3. ISMN: 979-000656557-3
    4. Size: 9.6 x 12.2 inches
    5. Pages: 38
    6. Urtext / Critical Edition

    Haydn's Symphony in G major Hob. I:81 comes from a series of three symphonies completed in late 1784 (nos. 81, 80 and 79, presumably in that order). No autograph score survives for Hob. I:81, thus this Urtext edition is based on copyists' manuscripts and first editions.

    As with so many of his symphonies, Haydn wrote this one to provide new music for his employer, Prince Nikolaus Esterházy.