Connections

Hosted By Stephen Peithman

Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
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Saturday, June 25, 2016 Permalink

The Haydn-Mozart Connection

Joseph Haydn (L) and Wolfgang Mozart

 

The two composers knew each other, defended each other, and learned from each other in ways that shaped their musical output for much of their lives—despite a vast difference in age and temperament.

In this hour, the story of the deep friendship between Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Mozart, and the great music it inspired.


FEATURED RECORDINGS 

CD Title Catalog #
Mozart: “Haydn”  Quartets Brilliant Classics 92629/11
Mozart: Violin Concertos 1-2-3 Brilliant Classics 92626/16
Haydn: Sonatas [Buchbinder] Warner Classics 2564-63782-2
Mozart: Sonatas Vol. 16 [Uchida]   Philips 5177151
Haydn: Quartets op. 33     Astree E8570
Mozart: Don Giovanni       [Solti]     BBC Legends RLOH 007
Haydn: Paris Symphonies Musical Heritage Society MHS 5263683
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter” Telarc CD-80139
Haydn: 12 London Symphonies DGG 5461503
Haydn: The Creation Archiv Produktion 00289 477 7361
Mozart: Requiem                Philips 420 197-2

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