[Hob. II:1 and 11, D9-D11, G4; III:6, 1-4, op. 5]. Six Quatuor A Flute, Violon, Alto, & Basse... Opera Quinta. Pr. 8s. [Parts]. Joseph HAYDN.

[Hob. II:1 and 11, D9-D11, G4; III:6, 1-4, op. 5]. Six Quatuor A Flute, Violon, Alto, & Basse... Opera Quinta. Pr. 8s. [Parts]

London: R. Bremner, [1772]. Four volumes. Folio. Disbound. Title to each part within decorative border. Flauto: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Basso: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-12, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. No watermark. Basso part figured.

"No. 13" in ink to head of each title.

Somewhat browned; small tear to outer margins of pp. 7-8 of Viola part, with small stains to final leaf; smudge to final blank of Flauto part.

First English edition. Hoboken Haydn catalogue I, p. 340. Hoboken collection catalogue 7, 512. BUC p. 472. Not in Hirsch. RISM H3341 (1 copy only in the U.S., at Princeton University). WorldCat (a copy at the University of Western Ontario).

The first edition of these six works was printed in Amsterdam by J. J. Hummel (1767).

All six works are listed as Divertimenti in the Hoboken catalogue ("Hob. II"). Hob. II: 1 (= no. 4 of the present collection) is originally for 2 violins, flute, oboe, and bass; Hob. II: 21 (=no. 6 of the present collection) is for 2 violins, violoncello, bass, flute, and oboe. The arranger is unknown. The other works, all for the forces specified in the present edition, are considered spurious. Item #26961

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