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Title
De hemel
Composer
Joseph Haydn 1732-1809
Performer
Bart Moeyaert  (spreekstem) Nederlands Blazers Ensemble
Publisher
NBE, 2015
1 cd
Recording date
Live 2015
Playing time
01:09:27
EAN
9789070778309
CDR
CJX9543

About Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn (; German: [ˈfʁants ˈjoːzɛf ˈhaɪdn̩] (listen); 31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the development of chamber music such as the piano trio. His contributions to musical form have earned him the epithets "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet".

Haydn spent much of his career as a court musician for the wealthy Esterházy family at their remote estate. Until the later part of his life, this isolated him from other composers and trends in music so that he was, as he put it, "forced to become original". Yet his music circulated widely, and for much of his career he was the most celebrated composer in Europe.

He was a friend and mentor of Mozart, a tutor of Beethoven, and th…Read more on Wikipedia

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