Haydn the Constructionist

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PT commentator Rob Kapilow gives us some suggestions on how to tell the music of Mozart and Haydn apart. He says Haydn revels in the building of a piece, and Mozart takes great care to make his surfaces shine. Kapilow focuses on the opening movement of Haydn's Symphony No. 100, and we'll hear a performance of it by the Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra, conducted by Adam Fischer. (Nimbus 5200/4)

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