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Franz Joseph Haydn
Minuet from Symphony No. 45, "Farewell"

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.

Track list:
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

Classics for Kids Quiz

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

True

False


2.What country did Haydn visit?

England

France

Norway

Switzerland

Spain


3. What form of music did Haydn create?

concerto

fugue

string quartet

sonata

minuet


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