Haydn, Father of the Symphony

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Saturday, January 09, 2016

Franz Joseph Haydn (Thomas Hardy/Wikipedia Commons)

It’s not for nothing that Franz Joseph Haydn is known as the Father of the Symphony – he wrote over 100 of them! This week on Classics for Kids, symphonies by this prolific composer.

Other Music Used within the Program (all by Haydn)

Symphony #98

Symphony #100

Symphony #8

Symphony #82

Symphony #83

Symphony #53

Symphony #101

Symphony #47

Symphony #45 (Farewell); Minuet

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