Haydn
by John F Runciman (9781507674222)

Haydn
 
John F Runciman
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 42
Category: Classic Fiction
Publisher: Createspace
ISBN: 9781507674222
ISBN-10: 1507674228



"[...]mixed with the Great were mainly charlatans of the type of Sir George Smart, and they took mighty pains to be of humble behaviour in the presence of their betters. Haydn did remarkably well in the petty pigtail courts of Austria. He probably considered himself lucky, and he was lucky-he was always lucky. He got invaluable experience with Porpora, and was presented to many personages in the gay world. He met Gluck, who a little later was quite inaccessible to the most pushful of young men; also Dittersdorf and Wagenseil, who, whatever we may think of them, were very high and unapproachable musicians in their time. He worked with unflagging diligence, and the natural instinct of his genius drove him to the works of Emanuel Bach, which he now possessed. He also bought theoretical books, prizing chiefly the[...]."

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