Dantone with Hogwood and Brüggen
This is a major milestone not only for Decca but for the musical world’s understanding of Joseph Haydn, the Father of the Symphony. For the FIRST time ever, his Complete Symphonies – all 107 of them – can now be heard in historically-informed performance style, on period instruments. The way Haydn would have heard them. This 35CD set features two of the most prominent period instrument pioneers, the late and much-admired Christopher Hogwood and Frans Brüggen. Notably, the collection also includes 4 newly-recorded symphonies by Accademia Bizantina under Ottavio Dantone especially for this project – Nos 78 to 81.