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Title: Haydn Edition
Otros títulos: Die Sieben Letzten Worte (string quartet version)
Die Sieben Letzten Worte Unseres Erlösers am Kreuze
Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross
String Quartet version Op. 51
String Quartets
Las Siete Palabras (versión cuarteto de cuerda)
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Joseph Haydn; Buchberger Quartet; Hubert Buchberger; Julia Greve; Joachim Etzel; Helmut Sohler
Código CDU: Ha.30
Forma Musical: Oratorios, String Quartet
Abstract: Franz Joseph Haydn is the composer who, more than any other, epitomizes the aims and achievements of the Classical era. Perhaps his most important achievement was that he developed and evolved in countless subtle ways the most influential structural principle in the history of music: his perfection of the set of expectations known as sonata form made an epochal impact. In hundreds of instrumental sonatas, string quartets, and symphonies, Haydn both broke new ground and provided durable models; indeed, he was among the creators of these fundamental genres of classical music. His influence upon later composers is immeasurable; Haydn's most illustrious pupil, Beethoven, was the direct beneficiary of the elder master's musical imagination, and Haydn's shadow lurks within (and sometimes looms over) the music of composers like Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Brahms. Part and parcel of Haydn's formal mastery was his famous sense of humor, his feeling for the unpredictable, elegant twist. In the ...


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