Originally Posted by BobbyOne
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 quartets plus Die Schöpfung (The Creation).
Too bad. Symphony no. 92 or no. 88 are more interesting.
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Last edited by hoodjem; 01-28-2013 at 10:19 AM.