Haydn's Symphony No. 94 ‘Surprise’

Hanh Doan
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Haydn's ‘Surprise’ Symphony is one of the International Baccalaureate's prescribed works for 2020-2021 and will feature in the listening paper. Students will have to answer questions about the Symphony in terms of analysis, and if they are students doing music Higher level, they will need to compare elements from this work with the other prescribed work, Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. This resource will give a detailed analysis of the work by movement, including the notable features of each of the elements.

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