Lot 11
  • 11

Haydn, Joseph

4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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  • Haydn, Joseph
  • Dr Haydn's VI Original Canzonettas. London: for the Author, Corri, Dussek & Co. [1794], SIGNED BY HAYDN ON THE TITLE ("Haydn[paraph]")
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FIRST EDITION, 31 pages, folio (35.5 x 25.5cm), engraved throughout, ownership inscription to title ("Eliza Dupuis"), modern paper backstrip, some edges and margins strengthened or restored [RISM H 2656; Hoboken, ix 1525; Hirsch, iii 799]; together with a modern pocket edition of the canzonettas

Catalogue Note

"The first of canzonettas...remain, [among Haydn's] most popular small vocal-pieces; Jenny Lind's interpretation of 'My mother bids me bind my hair', was a classic of its time..." (H.C.R. Landon, Haydn in England (Chronicle & Works), 1976, p. 258.