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    Franz Joseph Haydn

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    Franz Joseph Haydn is a composer who elevates the purposes and accomplishment of the Classical period. Possibly his greatest achievement was the fact that he established and advanced in many perceptive ways and the most significant organized notion in the memoir of music. He was a perfectionist in the set of expectations regarded as sonata form which made a massive impact. In As many as hundreds of sonatas‚ stringed quartets and symphonies‚ Franz broke both new ground and supplied durable models

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    Franz Joseph Haydn (better known as “Joseph Haydn”) was born on March 31‚ 1732‚ in Rohrau‚ Austria. He was the second son in his family. “His father was a wheelwright‚ his mother‚ before her marriage‚ a cook for the lords of the village” (www.britannica.com). Haydn was born with very unusual musical gifts that his parents noticed when he was at an extremely young age. Haydn was not yet six years old when his cousin who was a principle and choirmaster in Hainburg (not far from Rohrau) offered

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    Franz Joseph Haydn was born in Rohrau‚ Austria on March 31‚ 1732. Mr. Haydn was a singer at St. Stephen’s Cathedral choir in Vienna. He later learned to play the violin and keyboard. After leaving the choir he taught violin to make money while studying counterpoint and harmony. Haydn soon became an assistant to composer Nicola Porpora in exchange for lessons. In 1761‚ he became court musician at the palace of the influential Esterházy family where he financially support himself for nearly 30 years

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    92 in G‚ "Oxford" was composed in 1789 by Joseph Haydn‚ a famous composer in Europe. This piece is also widely known as “the Oxford Symphony‚” It was named “Oxford” because it has been said that Haydn had performed this particular piece in Oxford University when he received his honorary degree. This symphony was composed along with two others as a group. French Count d’Ogny helped Haydn become involved in the Loge Olympique Concerts‚ which is why these symphonies

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    FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Dear President Schneider : On behalf of the great Franz Joseph Haydn‚ I write this letter of recommendation to support the admission of a great composer into the International Enlightenment Society. In order for a musician to be eligible for your society‚ I understand that he must embody the characteristics of the Enlightenment and more specifically‚ as a composer‚ his music must possess the characteristics of the Classical period. I assure you that what you will find

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    Biography: Franz Joseph Haydn was born on March 31‚ 1732 in Rohrau‚ Austria. He was among the creators of the fundamental genres of classical music‚ and his influence upon later composers is immense. In his early life Franz Joseph Haydn was recruited at age 8 to the sing in the choir at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna‚ where he went on to learn to play violin and keyboard. After he left the choir‚ he supported himself by teaching and playing violin‚ while studying counterpoint and harmony. Haydn soon became

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    Mozart and Haydn

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    Two of history’s greatest figures in the development of Classical style music during the eighteenth century were Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn. Both men worked together and were very close friends while living in Vienna. Between the two‚ Joseph Hayden and Amadeus Mozart devoted much of their music for composing symphonies‚ minuets‚ librettos‚ sonatas‚ concertos‚ masses‚ oratorios and operas. While both men achieved popularity and status during their time‚ they also discovered that success

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    Haydns symphony No. 44

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    Haydn Symphony No. 44 This beautiful and melancholy symphony was written by Joseph Haydn in 1771 for the Esterhazy Family in Germany. It is also known as “Trauer‚” meaning “sad”‚ “mourning” or sorrowful and is written in Eb minor. Haydn rarely wrote his symphonies in minor keys. The symphony got its nickname supposedly from a story that Haydn wanted one of the movements‚ the slow movement‚ to be played at his funeral. His request was not met. The dramatic‚ expressive and different

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    Personalities of F. J. Haydn and W. A. Mozart The relationship of Haydn and Mozart has been the subject of much comment‚ most of it because Mozartians have always considered Haydn to be a second-rate composer. But contemporary and near-contemporary documents and Mozart ’s own compositions make it clear that Mozart treated the elder composer and his music with loving attention. Their close relationship both musically and personally makes the Mostly Mozart Festival ’s: Haydn Week appropriate. First

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    Comparison of Haydn and Beethoven Franz Josef Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven are two of the greatest classical composers in the history of music‚ rivaled only by the masterful Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Beethoven‚ who was much younger than Haydn‚ moved to Vienna when he was young to study under Haydn. However‚ due to Haydn’s increasing age‚ and Beethoven’s increasing temper‚ the lessons only lasted for a little over a year. The lessons‚ if only for a short period‚ clearly left a mark on Beethoven

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