Classical

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In Music
  • Haydn's Op. 33 String Quartets

    Known for their intricacy. Included Scherzo movements.
  • Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23

    One of Mozart's most well known works. Written in A major. Interestingly, the second movement is the only movement he ever wrote in F# minor. Involves Sonata-Allegro form, as well as Sonata-Rondo form.
  • Don Giovanni

    One of Mozart's great operas. Listed by the composer as an opera buffa. Based on the the tales of Don Juan, a Spanish fictional character created by Tirso de Molina. Premiered in Prague. Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
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    Pre-Classical

    Style Galant, Rococo, Italian Comic Opera, Emfindsamer Stil, Handel's Messiah, Bach's Mass in B Minor
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    Franz Josef Haydn

    Esterhaza Palace, 106 symphonies, 68 string quartets, 47 piano sonatas, 26 operas, 4 oratorios, 35 concerti. Famous works include The Creation and his 12 London Symphonies.
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Potentially the most well known composer of western classical music. Over 600 compositions. Child prodigy who spent most of his career as a freelance composer who also performed his own piano concertos.
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    Viennese Classical Period

    Clarity, balance, symmetry, Restraint
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    Chevalier de Saint-Georges as director of Concerts des Amateurs

    French composer of mixed-race heritage born in the French colony of Guadaloupe. Prominent classical composer, musician and fencer of France.
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    Haydn's London Symphonies

    Written in honor of Johann Peter Saloman, who introduced London to Haydn.