How to play Haydn style?

July 24, 2004 at 02:13 AM · What should I pay attention to when playing Haydn pieces? My teacher said my performance was lacks spark. What are the main differences between Mozart and Haydn styles?

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July 25, 2004 at 11:35 AM · i'm currently playing the Concerto in G of Haydn's, and basically what i've found is that Haydn likes implementing sudden changes, which is basically shown in the dynamics.

Also, He was a jocular fellow. That doesn't mean he was a very sporting fellow, it means he had a good sense of humour did papa haydn. I'm not sure how many pieces have parts like this but i'd assume that there is at least one part in every piece that was thrown in there as a bit of a joke, a bit of laughter etc. I think if you have a bit of a lightened approach to his works then you should do it pretty well.

I'm not sure how this compares to mozart however as i haven't played any yet

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