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Old 01-28-2013, 08:28 AM   #2570
Dan Lobb
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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 quartetts plus Die Schöpfung (The Creation).
Mozart was not a symphonist primarily, unike Haydn, and Mozart's maturity as symphonist came in 1786 (the Prague), the same year that Haydn was already through composing the great Paris symphonies.
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