Originally Posted by BobbyOne
hoodjem, by the way I rank Mozart 3 or 4 (rather four, just behind Bach) and Haydn not among the top ten. I rank at least Händel, Wagner, Mahler, Brahms, Bruckner and Saint-Saens ahead of Haydn.
I wish you impressive listening of Mozart's best works including Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, KV 516, 543, 550, 551, 421...
I saw Don Giovannni in Prague last summer. An unusual but interesting production (with a young boy dressed all in white as Giovanni's soul leading him to hell at the end).
The others perhaps yes, but as much as I love Bruckner, I would not rank him above "the father of the symphony and the string quartet." Saint-Saens is okay.