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Now Hear This “Haydn: King of Strings”

Season 48 Episode 2 | 53m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore the work of famed composer Joseph Haydn’s career with host Scott Yoo and featured guest artists as he discovers how Haydn borrowed folk music from Scotland, Hungary and Austria to create his famous “Emperor Quartet.”

Aired: 09/18/20

Expires: 09/17/23

Rating: TV-PG

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