Symphony No.22

Joseph Haydn

Symphony No.22 in Eb major

Hob. I/22 • “The Philosopher”

About this work...

Haydn's Symphony No. 22 in E flat major ("Philosopher") is a good example of a work that bridges the late Baroque and early Classical styles. Here Haydn employs the Baroque sonata da chiesa form (i.e. movements in a slow-fast-slow-fast scheme) while making use of a characteristically Classical harmonic language and phr... read more