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Mozart's Attic Thursday Oct. 11th at 10:00 pm

Joseph Haydn

Haydn's Symphony No. 1 may or may not have actually been his first foray into this new musical form, but it nonetheless was a pioneering work,  containing elements of both the Baroque as well as the new  Classical styles. Haydn was doing some tinkering here, and he would quickly develop a model that would become the symphony as it has been defined ever since.

It's where we begin our program this week, and if it's status as the first symphony is questionable, there is no argument that it is a transitional work of music.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)