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*FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN* Born Rohrau, Austria, 31 March 1732; died Vienna, 31 May 1809. *Trumpet Concerto in Eb major.* Composed in 1796; first performance on record was 28 March 1800, Vienna Burgtheater, with soloist Anton Weidinger. The concerto calls for pairs of flutes, oboes, bassoons, horns and trumpets, plus timpani, strings and solo trumpet; it lasts about 15 minutes. 

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