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By The Great Courses, Professor Robert Greenberg, The Great Courses

Almost from the instant it was once first set to paper, the song of Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - technically very good, wealthy in caliber, and broadly imitated - has exemplified the Classical kind, developing not just the Classical-era symphony yet surroundings the traditional, via his personal sixty eight string quartets, opposed to which that shape has ever after been judged.

And but Haydn, regardless of the impact left through greater than 1,000 works, turns out to now not get his due, frequently considered an elderly determine exceeded and overshadowed via Beethoven and Mozart, who really credited Haydn, the single modern he well-liked, and with whom he shaped a long-lasting and artistically fruitful friendship, with instructing him the way to write string quartets. Even Beethoven, whose dating together with his compositional instructor was once bothered and stormy, might by no means were capable of write his effective 9th Symphony with no the impression of Haydn's crowning success, the towering 1798 oratorio, construction.

Now, in a sequence of 8 bright lectures, you could discover ways to comprehend and savor the track of 1 of the main unique and influential composers of all time as you discover his origins, impact, and maximum works.

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