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Haydn Symphony No. 8 – Bass Excerpt

Edited by Lawrence Hurst

Title: Symphony No. 8
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Instrument: Bass
Edited By: Lawrence Hurst
Instrumentation: Orchestral
Pages: 2

This bass excerpt from Haydn's Symphony No. 8 in G major, H.1/8 has been edited by Lawrence Hurst, former principal bassist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Professor and chair of the String Department at Indiana University School of Music since 1986. Hurst's bowings, fingerings and other editorial markings have been added throughout the score.

Haydn's eighth symphony is an early composition, written shortly after Haydn had joined the Esterházy court. It is the third of three that are characterised by unusual virtuoso writing across the orchestral ensemble. The symphony is popularly known as "Le soir" (Evening).

Download and print the score today to gain access to expertly edited Haydn Symphony No. 8 bass fingerings and bowings from Lawrence Hurst!

Please note: There is one page of music encompassing the bass solo in the Trio segment of the Minuet movement and one page of commentary and performance instruction.

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Haydn symphonies numbered 6-8 form a trilogy and carry the authentic titles “Morning”, “Afternoon”, and “Evening”.

This solo is edited in acomprehensive and detailed manner.  Larry Hurst’s insightfulperformance suggestions are enclosed with this music.

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