MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791

Fugato in D von Johann Michael Haydn
in der Handschrift von Wolfgang Amadé Mozart KV 291/MH 287

[Symphony, K.291/MH 287, D maj.]

Fugato in D von Johann Michael Haydn

...Then there are a few contrapuntal works by Eberlin on small paper bound in blue, and some things by Haydn, which I would like to have for Baron van Swieten whom I visit every Sunday von 12 to 2; —tell me, are there any notable fugues in Haydn’s last masses or verpers, or in both? I would be very grateful if you would have them scored for me bit by bit." (Letter to his father Jan. 4, 1783)

Salzburg, 2011, Oblong, 32 x 24 cm, 44 pp. Color halftone of the autograph, a transcription of the Finale of the Symphony in D MH 287 by Johann Michael Haydn. Mozart made his very last visit to Salzburg the end of July 1783 to end of October to introduce Constanze to his father and sister. Immediately on the return journey to Vienna in November he began the copy of the Finale in order to perform it for Baron Gottfried van Swieten’s circle in Vienna. Mozart had participated regularly in the matinees and concerts that van Swieten, the prefect of the Imperial Library in Vienna, had privately organized. Commentary in Ger/Eng/Fr by Ulrich Leisinger. Limited bibliophile edition. $36
Fugato in D von Johann Michael Haydn, cover

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