Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Some good observations, although Mozart himself learned a lot from Haydn and this was a positive influence, put some more muscle into Mozart (like the Prague and Jupiter symphonies).
Dan, It was just reverse: Haydn who wrote only second class symphonies before he learnt Mozart's masterpieces learnt a lot from them. Without Mozart even the latest Haydn oeuvres would have stayed totally dull.
I only accept No.94 and some string quartetts plus Die Schöpfung (The Creation).