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Songs, ballads and rondos
based on Haydn -
enjoyed by
HOWARD SMITH

'... unfailingly practiced in late eighteenth century performing style ...'

Haydn à l'anglaise - Cafe Mozart. © 2012 Wyastone Estate Ltd

Café Mozart proprietor Derek McCulloch studied singing in Stuttgart in the 1960s. His doctoral thesis (1990) focused on aristocratic composers in the eighteenth century. McCulloch explores neglected repertoire of the late eighteenth century, especially minor composers from English and German language areas.

This Café Mozart (founded 1985) labyrinth of 'classical' Haydn (1732-1809) song is potentially as confusing as 'romantic' Schubert (1797-1828) and his poetic lyrics are straightforward...

Copyright © 22 February 2013 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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HAYDN A L'ANGLAISE - CAFE MOZART

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

OXFORD

UNITED KINGDOM

VOCAL MUSIC

NIMBUS RECORDS

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