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Haydn is known as the Father of the String Quartet. He was born in a village in Austria on the border with Hungary. His parents were well placed in the village with his father holding the position of what today would be the mayor. 168 more words

Classical Music

A Musical Journey

I’ve detected a trait in myself over the years – a tendency to set what are for me pointless, possibly unachievable goals. First among these has to be the desire to climb all the… 598 more words


Concert : Missa Tempore Quadragesimae de Michael Haydn

La Missa Tempore Quadragesimae MH 553 est un oeuvre du compositeur de Michael Haydn (1737-1806), frère de l’illustre Joseph. Elle a été composée en 1794 à Salzbourg à la demande de l’archevêque Colloredo. 151 more words


Day 109 - January 17th - Sleet

I had rather hoped to wake up this morning with even a little bit of snow on the ground, but it was just icy and rather grey. 356 more words

Wye The Flute?

a friend of mine is released from jail

they let a friend of mine
out of jail
3 days before Christmas
this year…
…he wasn’t a bad man,
he was a fine man… 212 more words