Photo of Joseph Haydn Joseph Haydn

Joseph Haydn in Famous Composers: Joseph Haydn

Famous Composers: Joseph Haydn

1996 NR

A leading composer of the Classical period, Joseph Haydn reshaped the established forms of the string quartet and has been described as the father of the classical symphony. A court musician who was famous in his own time, Haydn earned a name for his majestic masses and choral works, pieces that are still prized repertory standards. This fascinating program, filmed on location in Austria, charts the life and work of the groundbreaking genius.

  • Joseph Haydn in Haydn: Symphonies No. 103 & 104: Naxos Haydn: Symphonies No. 103 & 104: Naxos