|Joseph Haydn||Notturno No. 1 In C Major Hob.Ii:25,
Notturno No. 2 In F Major Hob.Ii:26,
Notturno In G Major Hob.Ii:30,
Notturno In C Major Hob.Ii:31,
Nocturne No. 3 In C Major Hob Ii:32,
Scherzandi (6) Hob.Ii:33-38.
Jessop Haydn Ensemble.
Among the chamber orchestral works of Joseph Haydn, these are relatively little known – his eight Nocturnes and the six Scherzandi are lovely unassuming but well balanced pieces ideal for both concert hall and salon.
This release has been sponsored and supported by the Haydn Society of Great Britain whose President, Denis McCaldin, is also the conductor here. The First Six Notturni (Hob.II:25-28)are performed by the Jessop Haydn Ensemble,established by the UNiversity of Sheffield in 2012; the remianing two Notturni and the Six Scherzandi (Hob.II;28-38) are performed by the Trinity Haydn Ensemble, from London’s Trinity College of Music.