Joseph Haydn

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prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)

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JAMES WESTWATER'S nature photographs will be shown overhead while the Oregon Mozart Players play three symphonies by Franz Josef Haydn in "Sensual Symbiosis" at 8:30 p.
Beethoven wrote the concerto in 1793 as an exercise when he was a student of Franz Josef Haydn.
Although his music is seldom performed today, music lovers may still recognize Porpora's name as that of Handel's rival in London in the 1730s; or as the teacher of the legendary castrato, Farinelli; or perhaps as the teacher of composers Johann Adolf Hasse and Franz Josef Haydn (the latter said he learned "the true fundamentals of composition" from Porpora).