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  • Franz Joseph Haydn

    Kylee Kerhulas Mr. Ousley Music Appreciation 2 February 2017 Franz Joseph Haydn Franz Joseph Haydn was an eighteenth century Austrian composer of the Classical period. Haydn was born March 31, 1732; in Rohrau, Austria to Mathias and Maria Haydn. Haydn displayed musical talent at an early age and his parent sent him to be an apprentice to Johann Matthias Franck, the schoolmaster and choirmaster in Hainburg, to train as a musician. He learned to play both harpsichord and violin and received basic training. Hadyn would soon sing soprano parts in the Hainburg church choir. His talent was noticed by a musical director of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Georg von Reutter, in Vienna. Georg von Reutter invited Hadyn to be a chorister. Haydn moved to Vienna…

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  • Joseph Haydn Accomplishments

    In the spring of 1732 in the quaint village of Rohrau, Austria, Franz Joseph Haydn was born. His father Mathias was a wheelwright like his father before him, and had a strong sense of ambition and pride which he also instilled in his children. Neither Haydn’s mother nor Mathias could read music. Even so, the large Haydn family was known to spend the time following their evening meal singing songs around the accompaniment of a harp. This musical family laid the framework for a boy that was…

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  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Father Of Classical Music

    Franz Joseph Haydn is widely known as one of the creators of classical music, as well as being dubbed the “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet. He is also one of the greatest and most celebrated composers of all time. Haydn once remarked, “Young people can learn from my example that something can come from nothing. What I have become is the result of my hard efforts.” And it was the truth. Haydn came from humbler beginnings than most. He was born in Rohrau, Austria on March…

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  • Why Did Beethoven's Study With Joseph Haydn And Mozart

    Van taught Beethoven through brutal beatings, if he didn't get it right his father would hit him until it was to his pleasing. Despite the fact that Johann Van's teaching methods were wrong, Beethoven became a prodigiously talented child from his earliest days which allowed him to reach farther than any composer's before or since. With his reputation already beginnning to flurish, Beethoven moved to Vienna in 1792 where he began to study with Joseph Haydn (Budden sec. 1). He started to become…

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  • Michael Haydn Accomplishments

    Beethoven and Mozart. Along with these legendary composers, is Johann Michael Haydn, the brother of another famous classical composer Joseph Haydn. Many historians focus on Joseph’s life, but fail to recognize his younger brother’s famous works and successes. Often, Michael Haydn is known as “the younger brother of Joseph” making his brilliant pieces unnoticed and uncredited for. Michael Haydn, the Austrian composer, had a compelling history that influenced his music and works throughout his…

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  • Haydn's Surprise Symphony Analysis

    As a composer, Franz Joseph Haydn created many symphonies and refreshing pieces for the world to hear. He began his career after his voice broke; he decided to make a living off of teaching and playing violin. Haydn also studied counterpart and harmony. He became an assistant composer for Nicola Porpora and was named the court musician in the Esterházy family, and became accustomed to being isolated from other composers. Since he was isolated from the musical trends of the world, his works were…

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  • Classic Period Music Analysis

    The Classic Period was a time period between the years 1750 and 1820. During the Classic Period, there was three main composers that stood out from everyone else – Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. That textbook states, “Even those who know very little about art music usually know something about Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven” (“Music of the Classic Period”). Though each was successful alone, whenever the three crossed paths in Vienna, history was made. Each composer gave a unique quality to…

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  • Drake And Haydn Comparison

    “Classical music isn 't so far apart from pop music”. From last class we made a comparison that Jay-z between Haydn and who I believe that is similar to Franz Joseph Haydn is Drake. Drake comes from a musical family, but Drake grew up with music in his blood. For example His father, Dennis Graham was a drummer for legendary rock star Jerry Lee Lewis. One thing that they both don’t have in common is that Drake before he was a rapper, came to fame by playing wheelchair-bound Jimmy Brooks in seven…

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  • Mozart And Haydn Comparison

    Both Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were the representative composers of the Classical music which had far-reaching influence of the future generation. The achievements of Haydn symphony are extremely high, and Mozart made outstanding contribution on opera and piano concertos. There are stylistic similarities and differences in these two composers. I will illustrate the life experience, form, and performance characteristics by using Haydn Keyboard Sonata Hob.50 in C major and Mozart…

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  • Bach Chorale Cantata

    CANTATA In music, a chorale cantata is a sacred composition for voices and instruments, principally from the German Baroque era, in which the organizing principle is the words and music to a chorale. Usually, a chorale cantata is in multiple movements or parts. Most chorale cantatas were written between approximately 1650 and 1750. By far the most famous is by J. S. Bach, especially the cantatas composed in his second annual cycle of cantatas started in Leipzig in 1724. The dates of the…

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