Clock Symphony

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Clock Symphony (Die Uhr). Nickname of Haydn's Sym. in D, No.101 (Hob. 1:101), comp. 1794 in London. So called because of ‘tick-tock’ acc. to 1st subject of 2nd movt. This movt. was separately pubd. in Vienna 1798 in pf. arr. as ‘Rondo, Die Uhr’.

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