Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Composer of the Month-October

Welcome to Composer's Corner

The composer we are studying during the month of October is
Franz Joseph Haydn.

                I am enjoying teaching (and learning) about Haydn this month. The students are learning about Haydn's early years with the Vienna Boys Choir, and his career as a court musician for Prince Nicklaus Esterhazy. WE are also learning to appreciate his sense of humor , which is so evident in symphonies No. 94 (The Suprise Symphony) and No. 45 (The Farewell Symphony). Ask your children to tell you what they know. Hopefully, they will be able to share some interesting facts and stories about this wonderful composer.

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