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The Lost Cello Sonata

Every so often I will take a piece I have written and adapt it for another instrument. This was the case with the Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 111 more words


30. Evocative Sounds

Examples discussed in this article:

Example 30.7 Modeste Mussorgsky: “Catacombs” from Pictures at an Exhibition, Maurice Ravel, orch. (12 – 23)
Antal Dorati, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Mercury Living Presence… 2,410 more words

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String Quartet Op. 33 No. 2 “The Joke” By Haydn

Today we listened to Haydn’s op.33 “The Joke”. It got its name from all the pauses in the middle. We thought it was over but it started up again. 39 more words

Sakura Salon 7/20/14 - Franz Josef Haydn Symphony #94, the Surprise Symphony

Franz Joseph Haydn was among the creators of the fundamental genres of classical music, and his influence upon later composers is immense. Haydn’s most celebrated pupil was Ludwig van Beethoven, and his musical form casts a huge shadow over the music of subsequent composers such as Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms. 688 more words

Franz Josef Haydn

We continue with our series on the greatest composers of all times. And in no special order, we are featuring Franz Joseph Haydn. His career coincided with the development of Classical style and forms (the symphony, sonata, string quartet and other instrumental forms). 1,423 more words

Haydn to Mozart

“I tell you before God, and as an honest man, your son is the greatest composer known to me by person and repute, he has taste and what is more the greatest skill in composition.” (Said to Leopold Mozart)”
― Joseph Haydn

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