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Selected Works



"Can you see the notes behave like waves? Up and down they go! Look, you can also see the mountains. You have to amuse yourself sometimes after being serious so long. "

Key Works
1761 Symphonies No.6, No.7 and No.8 ('Morning', 'Midday' and 'Evening')
1764 Symphony No.22, 'The Philosopher'
1769 Symphony No.48, 'Maria Theresa'
1772 Symphony No.45, 'Farewell'
1782 Six string quartets published as Opus 33
1786 'Paris' symphonies (including No.82 and No.83, 'The Bear' and 'The Hen')
1792 'London' symphonies (including No.94 'The Surprise')
1795 Six more 'London' symphonies (including No.100 'The Military', and No.101, 'The Clock'
1796 Trumpet Concerto
1797 Six string quartets published as Opus 76 (including 'Emperor Quartet')
1798 Oratorio The Creation
1801 Oratorio The Seasons
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