Discussing the solo piano music of Joseph Haydn, the leading composer of the Classical period, this complete survey includes a graded list of all of these works as well as detailed and constructive suggestions for study and performance. A lengthy introduction discusses the life, times, and the essential style of his piano writing. A reference book for pianists of any level, this volume is illustrated with extensive musical examples.
1. The Sonatas – nos. 1-62
2. Miscellaneous Pieces
2.1 Capriccio in G Major 1765
2.2 Fantasia (or Capriccio) in C Major 1789
2.3 20 Variations in G Major 1765?
2.4 Ariettain A Major with 12 Variations
2.5 Arietta in E-flat Major with 12 Variations
2.6 6 Easy Variations in C Major 1790,Variations in D Major 1755-60, Variations on the Anthem ‘Gott Erhalte’ 1797
2.7 Andante con Variazioni in F Minor 1793
2.8 Adagio in F Major
2.9 Adagio in G Major 1794
2.10 Allegretto in G Major 1793
2.11 Allegretto in G Major 1781
2.12 Il Maestro e lo Scolare 1779
3. A Graded List of Haydn’s Keyboard Works
4. A Comparative Table of Editions
Index of Works
… destined to be seized upon by all piano teachers with cries of joy … deserves to be bought, consulted, argued over and thumbed for years to come.