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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


From his Creation.
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He has a String Quartet called "The Joke" which contains a hilarious 4th movement...

"You wanted that HOW long, again? Okay......"

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