Symphony No. 16 by Joseph Haydn


'''Symphony No. 16 in B-flat major''', Hoboken I/16, may have been written between 1757 and 1761.H. C. Robbins Landon, ''The Symphonies of Joseph Haydn''. London: Universal Edition & Rockliff (1955): 640

It is scored for 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns, strings and continuo, with a solo cello part in the slow movement.Landon (1955): 640. "2 ob., 2 cor. (B flat, prob. ''alto''), str. [ fag., cemb. ]; vcl. obl. in Andante." It is in three movements:

#Allegro, 3/4

#Andante in E-flat major, 2/4

#Allegro or Presto, 6/8

The slow movement features a solo cello doubled in octaves with muted violins.A. Peter Brown, ''The Symphonic Repertoire'', volume 2, Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press (2002): 65-66. ISBN 025333487X.