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Together with music publishing house Artaria Editions (, Naxos brings you its 18th Century Classics series aimed at rediscovering musical gems by Haydn’s lesser known – and sometimes forgotten – contemporaries. Thanks to this initiative, recorded works of composers such as Beck, Dussek, Kraus and Vanhal are now made accessible to a wider audience worldwide, sparking a renewed interest to their invaluable legacy.

Johann Christoph Friedrich BACH (1732-1795)
Symphonies Nos 6, 10 and 20

Leipziger Kammerorchester; Morten Schuldt-Jensen

Franz Ignaz BECK (1734-1809)
Symphonies, Op 3, Nos 1-4

Toronto Chamber Orchestra, Kevin Mallon

Franz BENDA (1709-1786)
Violin Sonatas (with original ornamentation)

Hans-Joachim Berg, baroque violin; Naoko Akutagawa, harpsichord

Christian CANNABICH (1731-1798)
Symphonies Nos 47-52 (1772)

Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia; Uwe Grodd

Franz Xaver DUSSEK (1731-1799)
Three Sinfonias

Helios 18; Marie-Louise Oschatz

Florian Leopold GASSMANN (1729-1774)
Opera Overtures

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra; Sylvia Alimena

Franz Anton HOFFMEISTER (1754-1812)
Carl STAMITZ (1745-1801)
Viola Concertos

Victoria Chiang, viola
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra; Markand Thakar

Joseph Martin KRAUS (1756-1792)
Aeneas in Carthage – Overtures, Ballet Music and Marches

Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä; Patrick Gallois


Leopold MOZART (1719-1787)
Sinfonia di caccia, Sinfonia pastorale, Sinfonias in G, B flat and F

New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; Donald Armstrong

Giovanni PAISIELLO (1740-1816)
Piano Concerto Nos 1, 3 and 5

Francesco Nicolosi, piano
Campania Chamber Orchestra; Luigi Piovano

Ignaz PLEYEL (1757-1831)
Symphonies Concertantes, Violin Concerto in D

David Perry, violin; Victoria Chiang, viola; Isabella Lippi, violin
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra; Markand Thakar

January 2012 Release
Ignaz PLEYEL (1757-1831)
Symphonies in B flat and G, Flute Concerto in C

Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä; Patrick Gallois, conductor/flute

Franz Xaver RICHTER (1709-1789)
Grandes Symphonies (1744): Nos 7-12 (Set 2)

Helsinki Baroque Orchestra; Aapo Häkkinen

Franz Xaver RICHTER (1709-1789)
Sonatas for Flute, Harpsichord and Cello, Vol 1

Pauliina Fred, flute
Heidi Peltoniemi, cello; Aapo Häkkinen, harpsichord

Franz Xaver RICHTER (1709-1789)
Sonatas for Flute, Harpsichord and Cello, Vol 2

Pauliina Fred, flute
Heidi Peltoniemi, cello; Aapo Häkkinen, harpsichord

Johan Helmich ROMAN (1694-1758)
Twelve Flute Sonatas

Verena Fischer, transverse flute
Klaus-Dieter Brandt, baroque cello; Léon Berben, harpsichord

Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de SAINT-GEORGES (1745-1799)
Violin Concertos

Takako Nishizaki, violin
Cologne Chamber Orchestra; Helmut Müller-Brühl

Johann STAMITZ (1717-1757)
Flute Concertos

Robert Aitken, flute
St Christopher Chamber Orchestra; Donatas Katkus

Johann Baptist VANHAL (1739-1813)
Missa Pastoralis in G major, Missa Solemnis in C major

soloists; TOWER Voices New Zealand
Aradia Ensemble; Uwe Grodd


Johann Baptist VANHAL (1739-1813)
Symphonies Vol 1

Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia; Uwe Grodd


Johann Baptist VANHAL (1739-1813)
Symphonies Vol 2

City of London Sinfonia; Andrew Watkinson

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