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Michael Haydn

Michael Haydn
Johann Michael Haydn (1737–1806) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period and the younger brother of Franz Joseph Haydn. He wrote 43 symphonies, 12 concertos, 47 Masses, a Requiem Mass, and scores of other orchestral, instrumental, sacred, and vocal works.
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Editor's Note: Written in 1777, the Missa Sancti Hieronymi (Saint Jerome Mass) in C major is scored for soloists, wind orchestra, and mixed choir. It is also known as the "Oboe Mass" for the prominent use of that instrument in the opening Kyrie and the Credo. It is one of many...