Lamentation Symphony

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Nickname for Haydn's Sym. No.26 in D minor, 1770, because certain themes resemble the plainsong melodies sung in RC churches in the week before Easter. Also sometimes known, for unknown reason, as ‘Christmas’ Sym. (Weihnachtssymphonie).

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