GABRIEL (Haydn)

GABRIEL (Haydn)

Composer: Joseph Haydn
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809) Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his musical career as a choirboy in St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, spent some years in that city making a precarious living as a music teacher and composer, and then served as music director for the Esterhazy family from 1761 to 1790. Haydn became a most productive and widely respected composer of symphonies, chamber music, and piano sonatas. In his retirement years he took two extended tours to England, which resulted in his "London" symphonies and (because of G. F. Handel's influence) in oratorios. Haydn's church music includes six great Masses and a few original hymn tune… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GABRIEL (Haydn)
Composer: Joseph Haydn
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 51231 64277 75431
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Juvenile Choir #95

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The Tribute of Praise #715

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