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Listening to music - Mozart - Haydn

Listen to  Symphony No. 94, "Surprise" by clicking on the word Haydn above.

 

Why do you think this symphony was called, 'Surprise'?

Where was Haydn born?

Which famous family did he work for?

Haydn wrote many symphonies - try to find out how many he wrote?

Listen to  Piano Sonata No. 11 in A: Turkish Rondo by clicking on the word Mozart above.

 

Where was Mozart born?

What instruments could he play as a child?

How old was he when he died?

 

The structure of the music is ABCDECABC+coda with each section (except the coda) repeated twice.

 

Can you hear all these sections?