THURSDAY, November 12, 2020 – 6:17 AM
Symphony No. 87 (NO NAME) in A major, age 54
The Symphony No. 87 in A major, Hoboken I/87, is the last of the six Paris Symphonies (numbers 82–87) written by Franz Joseph Haydn. It was written in 1786, but performed in 1787 by the Concert de la Loge Olympique, after having been commissioned for performance there by Count Count d’Ogney in 1785.
- flute, two oboes, two bassoons
- two horns, continuo (harpsichord)
- 0:02 Vivace, A major
- 5:41 Adagio, D major
- 12:54 Menuet e trio, A major
- 17:02 Finale: Vivace, A major
The trio of the Minuet prominently features the solo oboe which rises a high E.