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Haydn

 (hīd′n), Franz Joseph 1732-1809.
Austrian composer whose works, which shaped the development of the classical style, include 104 symphonies, 67 string quartets, and the oratorios The Creation (1798) and The Seasons (1801).

Haydn

(ˈhaɪdən)
n
1. (Biography) (Franz) Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf). 1732–1809, Austrian composer, who played a major part in establishing the classical forms of the symphony and the string quartet. His other works include the oratorios The Creation (1796–98) and The Seasons (1798–1801)
2. (Biography) his brother, Johann Michael (German joˈhan ˈmɪçaeːl). 1737–1806, Austrian composer, esp of Church music

Hay•dn

(ˈhaɪd n)

n.
1. Franz Joseph, 1732–1809, Austrian composer.
2. (Johann) Michael, 1737–1806, Austrian composer (brother of Franz Joseph Haydn).
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One of us compared the harmony existing between a Haydn symphony and pistache ice cream to the exquisite congruity between Milly and Cypher's.
In the centre of the room was a Roller and Blanchet "baby grand" piano in rosewood, but holding the potentialities of an orchestra in its narrow and sonorous cavity, and groaning beneath the weight of the chefs-d'oeuvre of Beethoven, Weber, Mozart, Haydn, Gretry, and Porpora.
Haydn grew up in an attic and Chatterton starved in one.
She sang Handel and Haydn to the family of evenings, and engaged in a large piece of worsted work, as if she had been born to the business and as if this kind of life was to continue with her until she should sink to the grave in a polite old age, leaving regrets and a great quantity of consols behind her--as if there were not cares and duns, schemes, shifts, and poverty waiting outside the park gates, to pounce upon her when she issued into the world again.
Enid and Haydn Hampson have created the display as Haydn has been fighting cancer and wants to not only give pleasure to others through the lights themselves, but is also keen to collect donations for the hospice which can either be placed in the letterbox or by knocking the door of the porch.
Haydn arrived on January 7 while his little sister Tilly was born four weeks early on December 8.
And it seems that little Haydn is relishing the role.
The notion of a Haydn revival may seem somewhat perplexing, for Haydn's music has enjoyed great appeal among concert audiences, amateur players, and teaching studios for well over 200 years--not always in fashion, perhaps, but never not played.
HAYDN PORTEOUS ended a torrid time with his weekend win at the Czech Masters.
Haydn and his family were delighted to be able to thank Michael for contributing to his special lightweight wheelchair, which helps him get around so much easier.
Proksch sensitively outlines the progression in which Haydn came increasingly to be viewed as a mere stepping-stone toward Ludwig van Beethoven--an interpretation that inevitably stood in the way of an appreciation of his works on their own terms, even in a period when the audience still maintained a sincere and spontaneous interest in Haydn's music.