Add to EJ Playlist The Symphony No. 85 in B flat major, Hoboken 1/85, is the fourth of the six "Paris" symphonies written by Joseph Haydn. It is popularly known as La Reine (The Queen). The nickname La Reine originated because the work was a favorite of Marie Antoinette, at the time Queen of France.It is the only one of the Paris symphonies whose nickname is of 18th century origin .
Firtst Movement : Adagio - Vivace
Neville Marriner / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Paintings of the Quenn Marie Antoinette