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Haiku Wednesday: Haydn

“Just like an iceberg—
Only 5 percent is known;
The rest is unknown.”

This is a paraphrase of a comment made by Sir Simon Rattle regarding the work of Haydn during a Berlin Philharmonic concert presenting his montage of “the wittiest, most thoughtful and most eccentric moments in Haydn’s gigantic oeuvre.”1… 310 more words

History

More Syndication, Day 3 - Symphony No. 45 by Franz Joseph Haydn

This week’s theme is…More Syndication!  Enjoy some more of my favorite episodes in rerun :)

More Syndication, Day 3 – Symphony No. 45… 1,233 more words

Orchestral

Musicians Play Haydn Seek: The "Farewell" Symphony

I have a fun video for you today, the last movement of Haydn’s “Farewell” Symphony (Symphony No 45).  Here’s the story behind it. 113 more words

History