Haydn

Haydn

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Paperback, General Books, 2010, ISBN13 9781443200967, ISBN10 1443200964
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Paperback, General Books, 2010, ISBN13 9781443200967, ISBN10 1443200964

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Paperback, General Books, 2010, ISBN13 9781443200967, ISBN10 1443200964

Excerpt: ... seems, how farcical, grotesque, in its dull routine, for a genius who was at work steadily building up new art-forms. Haydn, we are told, rose every morning at six, carefully shaved and dressed, drank a cup of black coffee, and worked till noon. Then he ate, and in the afternoon he worked again, and ate and worked until it was time to go to bed. He was a little man, very dark of skin, and deeply pock-marked, and he had a large and ugly nose. His lower jaw and under lip projected, and he had very kindly eyes. He was far from being vain about his personal appearance, but he took an immense amount of pains with it, for all that. Ladies ran much after him, too. But he cannot have spared them much of his time. All who knew him were agreed about his methodical habits, and we have only to look at a catalogue of his achievements, and to consider that on every day of the week he had both rehearsals and concerts, to realize that his entire time must have been eaten up by the writing of music and the preparation and direction of musical performances. Undoubtedly he wearied of it at times, though he said that on the whole it had been good for him, and that by being so much thrown upon his own resources he had been forced to become original. As to this, I beg leave to be sceptical; and at any rate his finest work was done when he was free of his bondage, and actively engaged in the busy world. There is a note of regret for the irremediable in that remark of his. It is as if he had said: "True, it was dull, insufferably tedious, but, after all, it had its compensations." How his band and singers tolerated the life I cannot tell. They lived together in a sort of family, but their caf

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Number of Pages: 38
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Runciman, John F.
Publisher: General Books
Publication Date: July, 2010
ISBN-13: 9781443200967
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 9.01 x 0.09 x 5.98 Inches
ISBN-10: 1443200964
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