"When you see a gentleman dressed up in a suit, don’t you think he’s cool?
When you see a lady who is dressed in a suit, in a simple way without too
many accessories, don’t you think she’s cool? They seem restrained, but
they certainly look tidy and professional. This grace and style we refer to
as “elegance.” Classical music, especially Haydn’s music, is elegant.
Watch this performance. The cellist in the blue dress and the orchestra
surrounding her look cool and elegant, but Haydn’s elegance surpasses