Mozart dies. Haydn reigns supreme and becomes Beethoven’s teacher. Or does he? Complicated relationship between teacher and pupil set the stage for Beethoven’s success in Vienna. Listen in as Michael discusses the influence of Haydn on Beethoven, whose star is rising.
Written, narrated and performed by Michael Chertock
Musical excerpts taken from the following:
L. Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, I. Allegro Moderato
F.J. Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 52 in E-flat major, Hob. XVI/52
F.J. Haydn: The Creation “The Heavens are Telling”
L. Van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7, II. Largo
L. Van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2, II. Adagio
L. Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15, I. Allegro con brio
Piano excerpts recorded at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall.
Organ excerpt recorded at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Montgomery, Ohio
Technical production provided by Tom Hughes Marketing Strategies
© 2018 Michael Chertock