Haydn: Sonatas For Flute & Piano
Composed by: Haydn, Franz Joseph
The three sonatas for flute and piano featured on this CD were skillfully transcribed and adapted from a chosen three of Joseph Haydn’s late string quartets by the reputedly fine flautist and then Kantor of the famed Thomaskirche, August Eberhard Müller (1767-1817). Shorn of their minuet movements, they were then published as original Haydn works, with no mention of Müller. The works thus retain the masterful sonata structure of Haydn’s opening movements and his characteristic good-humored finales.