Thursday, March 31, 2011

Born Today (March 31) - Franz Joseph Haydn

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Born today, in 1732, was Franz Joseph Haydn, called the Father of the Symphony or Father of the String Quartet!  Happy Birthday, Heir Haydn!

Here are just a few of the films his music has appeared in:

From Paris With Love (2010) Song ("Symphonie No 94, Finale")
Sherlock Holmes (2009) Song (“Adagio From String Quartet Opus 1 No. 3 In D Major”)
The Duchess (2008) Song ("Adagio From String Quartet Opus 1 No. 3 In D Major")
The Spirit (2008) Song ("Deutschland Uber Alles")
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) Song (String Quartet #13 In A Minor “Rosamunde”: Andante)
Mission: Impossible III (2006) Music ("String Quartet in B Major, Op. 1, No. 1 ("La Chasse"))
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) Music ("Symphony No. 104 in D Major")
Monster-in-Law (2005) Music ("Sun Quartet for Strings, Op. 20, No. 6")
National Treasure (2004) Music ("String Quartet In A Major Movement No. 3")
The Alamo (2004) Music ( String Quartet No 5 in D Major Final Presto - Opus 76 )
Daddy Day Care (2003) Music ( Quartet In C Major, Op. 74, No. 1 )
Bicentennial Man (1999) Music ("The Hunt Quartet No 1 (2nd movement 'Menuetto')")
Runaway Bride (1999) Music ("Menuet (from 'Sonata No 33')")
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) Music ( Fourth Movement: Finale-Vivace (from String Quartet in D Major ) Opus 64 No 5 The Lark )
George of the Jungle (1997) Music ( Haydn String Quartet Op 33 No 1 )
The Relic (1997) Music ( Sunrise (String Quartet in B Flat Major )
The Evening Star (1996) Music ("Symphony #94 in G Major")
Interview With the Vampire (1994) Music ("Sonata in E Flat Adagio e Cantabile")
Boomerang (1992) Music ("String Quartet in G. Opus 54, No. 1-Third Movement")
Wayne's World (1992) Music ( String Quartet in G Opus 54 No 1 - Third Movement )

See more films with Haydn's music here

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