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Film: Haydn Listening Guide

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Whether you’re familiar with orchestral music or not, our listening guides are designed to give you that extra level of understanding. This could be the personal perspective of an artist, or a guide through a piece with one of our expert presenters. Enjoy our latest guide on composer Joseph Haydn.

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Listening Guide: Haydn Symphony No. 104 "London"

Last, but certainly not least. Join presenter Paul Rissmann to discover the final symphony from the remarkably prolific composer, Joseph Haydn. You’ll learn the importance of symmetry within the work, Haydn’s creative use of tiny motifs, and the importance of silence.