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In this programme Dr Pat Howard, Lecturer in Music at the Open University shows how classical music was uniquely able to make Jokes and to find out why composers used humour. The programme illustra...tes a variety of musical Jokes, drawing on extracts from: Haydn - Surprise symphony; Haydn - Symphony No.98; Haydn - String Quartets Op.33 No.2,3 and 5; Beethoven - Symphony No.5 & Mozart - Horn Concerto K.417.
Metadata describing this Open University audio programme
Module code and title: A204, The Enlightenment
Item code: A204; 24
Recording date: 1980-02-25
First transmission date: 05-08-1980
Published: 1980
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
Restrictions on use: This material can be used in accordance with The Open University conditions of use. A link to the conditions can be found at the bottom of all OUDA web pages.
Duration: 00:17:47
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Producer: Robert Philip
Contributor: Pat Howard
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Beethoven; Chamber music; Classical style; Haydn; Mozart
Master spool number: TLN09950H984
Production number: TLN09950H984
Available to public: no