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The musical clock, a mechanically operated miniature organ, was the most popular mechanical musical instrument of the Rococo. Joseph Haydn wrote these pieces for a friend of his, a musician who wanted his musical clock to play nothing but music from the Viennese master. The transcription of these pieces for keyboard instrument now gives music lovers a chnace to become acquainted with these delightful miniatures, besides providing interesting insights into a unique musical tradition.

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