HAYDN: Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America

HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America, is dedicated to the dissemination of all areas and methodologies of research and performance considerations regarding the music, culture, life and times of Joseph Haydn and his circle. Each semiannual issue will include large and small articles, reviews, reactions to previous articles, and other new and pertinent information. Its Web-based format is intended to take full advantage of current and emerging electronic media.

Current Volume: Volume 13 (2023) : Angst, Patrons, and Haydn's "Farewell" Symphony


2022 marks the 250th anniversary of one of Haydn’s most interesting and famous works, the “Farewell” Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor. Honoring this anniversary, HAYDN: Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America is dedicating its 2023 issue to exploring aspects of the “Farewell” Symphony, including its position as the last of many minor-mode symphonies, reception and influence, and Haydn’s relationship with Prince Nicolaus I Esterházy and other patrons. We encourage submissions that address theoretical, historical, cultural, pedagogical, and performance perspectives. Reviews of related books and recordings are also welcome. HAYDN: Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America is a peer-review, open-access scholarly publication, sponsored by the Haydn Society of North America and Berklee REMIX Research Media and Information Exchange. Items are published on a rolling basis, with volumes identified by calendar year. Please visit https://remix.berklee.edu/haydn-journal/ for information on style and formatting, and to submit articles for peer review and publication consideration. Questions may be addressed to Michael Ruhling, Editorial Director (Michael.Ruhling@rit.edu).



Thirty Years On: Reflections on Haydn’s “Farewell” Symphony by James Webster
L. Poundie Burstein, Elaine Sisman, W. Dean Sutcliffe, and James Webster