Happy Birthday Haydn!


On March 31st it’s Haydn’s birthday.

Here are some ways you can learn about this important composer:

One of his most famous pieces is the Surprise Symphony!

Find out about it here: Why is it called the Surprise Symphony?  The secret of Haydn’s success

Here’s the beginner piano music for you to play:
https://gmajormusictheory.org/Freebies/Primer/pSurprise/pSurprise.pdf

Here’s the Finale of his London Symphony played by an amazing orchestra:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IE8keznMCcQ

Here’s my arrangement of the piano music for you to play in 2 beginner versions:

And finally here’s the same arrangement with all the finger numbers on (suitable for pupils in unit 3 to 4 of Piano Safari)

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