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Old 14th Jul 2021, 9:42 am   #64
barretter
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Default Re: The end of physical media.

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Originally Posted by Radio Wrangler View Post
Joseph Haydn was shamelessly commercial, quickly knocking off symphonies in bulk to keep the money coming in. Most didn't sound much different to the others. A few were outstanding. The Stock, Aitken and Waterman of his day.

David
Most of Haydn's music was paid for by patrons until late in his career. In any case any one of his symphonies is much more musically interesting than 99% of the productions of the pop music industry, particularly Stock, Aitken and Waterman.The same goes for Mozart and Bach.
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