Der Kaffeeklatsch, for musical clock, 1772 (string trio)
Title: Der Kaffeeklatsch, for musical clock (1772)
Composer: Joseph Haydn, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: This arrangement includes alternative parts for the middle instrument. The violin 1 part is playable on flute or oboe. The title, “kaffeeklatsch” translates literally to “coffee gossip.” In Haydn’s Austria, coffee shops were places to gather and hear the latest news.