Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Baroque Interlude – Haydn’s Nelson Mass

I’ve found a much better version of one of my favorite masses.  The soprano soloist is amazing in this version. Haydn’s chief biographer, H. C. Robbins Landon, has written that this mass “is arguably Haydn’s greatest single composition”.[1] Written in 1798, it is one of the six late masses by Haydn for the Esterhazy family ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Classical Interlude – Haydn Trumpet Concerto in Eb, 1st mov.

Joseph Haydn’s Concerto per il Clarino, (Hob.: VIIe/1) (Trumpet Concerto in E flat major) was written in 1796 for his long-time friend Anton Weidinger. Joseph Haydn was 64 years of age. Filed under: Music Tagged: 1st mov., Haydn, Haydn Trumpet Concerto in Eb, The DWR Friday Classical Interlude

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Choral Interlude – Kleine Orgelmesse – Agnus Dei

Love the Angus Dei from this mass, getting the phrasing correct was a challenge but well worth the effort.  🙂 The Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo, Hob. XXII:7, Novello 8, is a mass in B-flat major by Joseph Haydn.[1] The missa brevis (short mass) was written around 1775 for the order of the Barmherzige ...