Monday, July 28, 2014

Haydn - "The Heavens Are Telling", from The Creation

Franz Joseph Haydn was a supremely talented and prolific composer, a gifted teacher (he numbered both Mozart and Beethoven among his pupils, the former also becoming a close friend), a great guy to hang out with, and a joyfully devout Catholic.  After I saw this article [here] in Catholic World Report about the undeserved neglect of this magnificent Man of Music, I knew I had to do my part to put things to rights. Here’s the first installment, “The Heavens Are Telling” from his oratorio The Creation.