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ARUNDEL FESTIVAL 2018
The South Stoke Series

18-27 August 2018

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South Stoke Series: SCHUBERT OCTET – Arundel Festival 2018

21 August 2018, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

Schubert Octet on a summer’s evening – Rottingdean

21 August 2018, 7:30 pm
St Margaret's Church, Rottingdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 7HA, UK

South Stoke Series: LES NATIONS – Arundel Festival 2018

22 August 2018, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

South Stoke Series: L’EUROPE GALANTE – Arundel Festival 2018

23 August 2018, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

Oz Clarke and Armonico Consort

23 August 2018, 7:00 pm
Arundel Town Hall, Maltravers Street, Arundel, West Sussex, UK

South Stoke Series: A SUMMER SERENADE – Arundel Festival 2018

24 August 2018, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

HANDEL + PERGOLESI – Arundel Festival 2018

25 August 2018, 7:30 pm
St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, UK

South Stoke Series: SUNDAY LUNCHTIME CONCERT – Arundel Festival 2018

26 August 2018, 12:30 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

Caroline Brown – Obituary

CAROLINE BROWN Cellist who founded a band dedicated to Beethoven CAROLINE BROWN, who has died aged 64, was a cellist who in 1980 founded the Hanover Band to perform and record the music of Beethoven using instruments from the early 19th century. The or …

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Benjamin Bayl new Associate Director

The Hanover Band are delighted to announce that Benjamin Bayl has been recently appointed an Associate Director of the orchestra. Benjamin has worked with the orchestra for several years now and has an excellent rapport with the players. He recently co …

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By about 1770, the constricted bell-mouth of the baroque bassoon had been opened up to give a free, voice-like quality of sound in the upper notes, whilst its powerful bottom notes formed the bass of the wind section of the baroque period #tweetoftheweek #baroqueinstruments

By about 1770, the constricted bell-mouth of the baroque bassoon had been opened up to give a free, voice-like quality of sound in the upper notes, whilst its powerful bottom notes formed the bass of the wind section of the baroque period #tweetoftheweek #baroqueinstruments

In 1722, Johann Friedrich Fasch became Kapellmeister at the court of Zerbst - he refused to compete against JS Bach for the job of Cantor at St. Thomas' of Leipzig. Bach felt similar, as five Suites by Fasch was found among Bach's manuscripts #THB_SouthStokeSeries #composerfacts

In 1722, Johann Friedrich Fasch became Kapellmeister at the court of Zerbst - he refused to compete against JS Bach for the job of Cantor at St. Thomas' of Leipzig. Bach felt similar, as five Suites by Fasch was found among Bach's manuscripts #THB_SouthStokeSeries #composerfacts
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The Hanover Band

HANOVER (Not Hannover; Germany) In terms of British history the majority of the music we play is from the Hanoverian period. Hanover also refers to Hanover Square in London, where Haydn performed his symphonies & arias in the Salomon Concerts in the 1790’s.

BAND (ref: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians)
‘An instrumental ensemble, larger than a chamber ensemble. Thus the ’24 violins’ of Louis XIV were called ‘la grande bande’ to distinguish them from Lully’s ‘petits violons’, and Charles II’s similar ensemble was known as ‘the King’s Band’. By extension, ‘band’ came to mean an orchestra in colloquial British usage’.

THE HANOVER BAND a period name for a period orchestra.

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