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Handel ‘Messiah’

Programme

'Messiah' - George Frideric Handel

About this concert

A delightful opportunity to hear this seasonal masterpiece.

Performers

The Hanover Band
Arlesford Community Choir
Keith Clark conductor

When
4 April 2017
7:30 pm

Where
Harvey Hall, St Swithun's Winchester, Hampshire
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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 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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