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Franz Joseph Haydn:

About Franz Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn spent over thirty years working as music director for the Esterhazy family. By the end of his life, Haydn was both rich and famous, and he had gotten along well with his employers -— pretty unusual for a composer of that time.

Music heard in this episode:

Haydn: The Creation
Haydn: Piano Concerto in D
Haydn: Symphony #94
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C
Haydn: Fedelta Premiata: Overture
Haydn: String Quartet #1
Haydn: Emperor Quartet
Haydn: Symphony #104

Learn more about Franz Joseph Haydn

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This Week's Quiz

Haydn was a servant who worked for some very rich princes.

 True

 False

What country did Haydn visit?

 England

 France

 Norway

 Switzerland

 Spain

What form of music did Haydn create?

 concerto

 fugue

 string quartet

 sonata

 minuet

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Franz Joseph Haydn:

About Franz Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn spent over thirty years working as music director for the Esterhazy family. By the end of his life, Haydn was both rich and famous, and he had gotten along well with his employers -— pretty unusual for a composer of that time.

Music heard in this episode:

Haydn: The Creation
Haydn: Piano Concerto in D
Haydn: Symphony #94
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C
Haydn: Fedelta Premiata: Overture
Haydn: String Quartet #1
Haydn: Emperor Quartet
Haydn: Symphony #104

Learn more about Franz Joseph Haydn

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Haydn was a servant who worked for some very rich princes.

 True

 False

What country did Haydn visit?

 England

 France

 Norway

 Switzerland

 Spain

What form of music did Haydn create?

 concerto

 fugue

 string quartet

 sonata

 minuet

 

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