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BRAHMS | Clarinet Quintet


BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet

About This Concert

A concert of Brahms Clarinet Quintet performed in the wonderful setting of St Margaret’s Church, Rottingdean.


Colin Lawson clarinet
The Consone Quartet



17 August 2019
7:30 pm

St Margaret's Church, Rottingdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 7HA, UK
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£15-£35 (*Booking Fee Applies)
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Doors Open at 19:00

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 and 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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