By the mid-eighteenth century, the dominant economic model for music was the patronage system , in which musicians were employed by wealthy noblemen,...
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By the mid-eighteenth century, the dominant economic model for music was

the patronage system, in which musicians were employed by wealthy noblemen, rather than by churches, cities, or as freelancers. Our three most prominent Classical-era composers (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven) all worked within the patronage system, with various levels of success. For this assignment, explain how each of these three composers navigated the patronage system in their own careers. Include one paragraph for each composer. 

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