Music: New Records, Nov. 21, 1949

There was good news for Haydn-lovers last week: nine symphonies (of the composer's massive crop of 104) were released by three different companies. From Boston's Haydn Society, on three LP records (6 sides) came seven which are seldom heard, performed with more spunk than spirit by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra under Jonathan Sternberg. Most interesting of the seven: Haydn's First, composed when he was 27, and his Thirteenth ("Jupiter"), which seems to reflect his happiness with his new job as musicmaker at the Esterhazys, a job he held for 30 years. Also of...

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