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Saturday, December 8, 2012

The Birth of British Music - Part 3 - Haydn, The Celebrity


In this episode, Charles Hazlewood looks at the fascinating two-way relationship the great composer Haydn had with Britain. Haydn was an astute businessman, so it was no coincidence that he chose London as the place to make his personal fortune, taking advantage of the increasing demand for subscription concerts and the lucrative domestic market.
 
 
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