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Favorite Haydn Joke

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Franz Joseph Haydn is often credited to being one of the first composers who wrote humor in their music. What are your favorite jokes from his music? My personal favorites would probably be the bassoon "fart" from his 93rd Symphony and the


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I was gonna say that bassoon fart is my favorite. If there is a just God, then one performance, there will be the slowing down, then the bassoon's noise, then the orchestra members will pause, the conductor will stop, turn with a face of annoyance/disgust, and the bassoonist will just sit there and shrug, and everyone will laugh
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