Listening Resources for a music lesson about Joseph Haydn

Planning music lessons? here are a couple of listening ideas to help you create some fun music resources for your lessons.

This video recording is an entertaining version showing the musicians leaving the stage during the last movement, as they did in the first performance of this work in 1772.

Trumpet Concerto: 3rd Movement

This video recording features a young female trumpet virtuoso from Norway. It would be inspirational to any young brass players in the class. The video also exhibits the process involved in making a musical recording.

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Classics for Kids has a 6 minute radio show about the life of Haydn with musical excerpts. It has a particularly good description of how many of Haydn’s works ended up with nicknames.

This link takes you to a site with photos of the kind of clothes worn during the 18th century.

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Thomas Gainsborough: The Blue Boy

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