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The Hanover Band in Arundel Cathedral
6 June 2013

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#Weber once referred to his first two #symphonies as "unwanted puppies that it is more merciful to drown as soon as possible" We do not agree!
#Tenat10 #40years

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Perfect for a #sunny #Tuesdaymorning as #Schubert wrote this #Symphony in the #Summer.
#Tenat10 #40years

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#Escape and "Sail the ocean blue" this morning. #HMSPinafore was first performed on this day in 1878. Let it bring you some "Joy and rapture unforseen".
#Sullivan #Operetta #Tenat10 #40years

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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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