Wagner re-orchestrated Beethoven symphonies, Mozart set to work on Messiah, Mendelssohn resurrected the St Matthew Passion and Bach transcribed Vivaldi concerti
Composers have long been inspired by each other’s work, whether in style, melody, rhythm, and even whole movements or works. We take a leaf from the past in creating something new and explore the arrangements of Haydn and Mozart through the centuries.
The English Concert
Harry Bicket director/fortepiano
Mozart Fantasia in F minor (after K608 for mechanical clock) arr. Bicket
Haydn Symphony No.104 in D arr. Salomon
Mozart Fantasia in F minor/major (after K594 for mechanical clock) arr. Bicket
Haydn Divertimento No.2 in D (after String Quartet Op.71, No.2) arr. Wranitzky