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Old 01-28-2013, 05:26 AM   #2566
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Originally Posted by BobbyOne View Post
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.
The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure, while the intelligent are full of doubt.

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