Education

‘Basically Beethoven’

Education Project Dates: Sept 2019 – Ongoing
Location: University of Chichester, Locations across the UK
Young People: Working with students from The University of Chichester Orchestra + Youth Orchestras across the UK

The Project
THE BEETHOVEN MODULE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER

Workshops from September 2019

The University of Chichester and the Band have developed a module in historic performance as part of the BA Hons Music degree. The three-year programme will explore each Beethoven symphony and starts in September 2019.

YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES

Beethoven symphonies are being performed by youth orchestras across the UK to mark the 250th anniversary of his birth.

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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