Dr. Haydn's VI original canzonettas for the voice with an accompaniment for the Piano-Forte : dedicated to Mrs. John Hunter. London : Printed for the Author, & Sold by him at No. 1, Bury Street, St. James - at Messrs. Corri, Dussek & Co. Music Sellers to her Majesty, No. 7 Dean Street, Soho & Bridge Street, Edinburgh, [1794-1795]
Second sett of Dr. Haydn's VI original canzonettas : for the voice with an accompaniment for the piano forte / dedicated to the Right Honble. Lady Charlotte Bertie. London : Printed & sold for Messrs. Corri, Dussek & Co., [1795?]
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What a time Haydn must have had during his London stays in the early 1790s! Already hailed as a great composer, and preceded by the performance and publication of numerous successful works including symphonies, string quartets, and works for keyboard, he was eagerly embraced by London society.
As reported in the Lady’s Magazine, January 1791:
“A remarkable circumstance happened this evening, in the ball-room at? St. James's. Haydn, the celebrated ?composer, though he has not yet been ?introduced at our court, was recognised? by all the royal family, and paid them ?his silent respects. Mr. Haydn came ?into the room with Sir John Gallini, ?Mr. Wills, and Mr. Salomon. The ?prince of Wales first observed him, and? upon bowing to him, the eyes of all the? company were upon Mr. Haydn, every?one paying him respect.”