1779: Haydn: Symphony No. 68 in Bb major (TICK TOCK), age 47

Adam Fischer

  1. Vivace
  2. Menuetto & Trio
  3. Adagio cantabile (TICK TOCK)
  4. Finale: presto

Instruments:

  • two oboes,
  • two bassoons,
  • two horns and
  • strings

Movements

  1. Vivace
  2. Menuetto & Trio
  3. Adagio cantabile
  4. Finale: Presto

Nickname:

There is none, but the slow movement opens with muted first violins playing a serenade-like melody over a tick-tock accompaniment in the second violins.

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