This is often known by the subtitle La chasse (The Hunt) due to the hunting horn calls in the final movement.
- two oboes
- two horns
- Some versions also include two trumpets and timpani which appear only in the Finale.
- Adagio — Allegro
- Andante, in G major
- Menuetto & Trio: Allegretto
- La chasse Presto
The final movement was originally composed as the overture to Haydn’s opera La fedeltà premiata (“Fidelity Rewarded”), a detail which has helped secure the dating of the symphony.
The symphony ends quietly, very unusual for Haydn.