Mass No.14

Joseph Haydn

Mass No.14 in Bb major

Hob. XXII/14 • “Harmoniemesse”

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The Mass in B flat major called the "Harmoniemesse" was Haydn's last mass and his last large-scale composition. As he had all his recent masses, he wrote it for the name day of the Princess Maria, the wife of his employer Prince Nikolaus Esterházy. Tired and with a slightly shaky hand, Haydn completed the mass for its ... read more