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Our Patrons

The Trustees of The Hanover Band Foundation are deeply indebted to the following Patrons for their loyal support of the Band's activities:


Ross Anderson and Vivienne Monk
John and Audrey Barkshire
Lord Black of Brentwood
Mike and Alison Blakely
John Booth
Lucy Brett
Emilie Bruell
Judith Buckland
Pauline Carder
David and Jayne Cooper
Elaine Dockray
Daniel and Di Hodson
William andTeresa Knight
Stephen and Caroline Neiman
Noel and Sarah Osborne
John Rank
Laurie Watt


John Beckett
Anthony and Susan Bird
Patrick and Maggie Burgess
John Godfrey
Charles and Jennifer Goldie
Lee Marks and Lisl Zach
Cate Osmaston
Sue Taylor
Paul and Alison Wilkinson


Heather Coulson
Chris Davidson
David and Jo Durrant
Malcolm and Gill Farquharson
Anna Fleming
David and Suzanne Gillard
Alan Green
Tom and Barbara Hempenstall
Anne Hewat
Mark Monkhouse
Howard and Anne Morgan
Andy and Linda Mott
Jerome and Elizabeth O’Hea
Derek and Marian Stevenson
Graham and Clare Toole-Mackson
Paul and Mary Winner


Richard Brewster
David Chalk
Brian and Yvette Cook
John Denmee
John and Maria Emly
Erica Filby
Jean Fraser
Heather Howlett
Sue and John Marsh
Joyce Michael
Sean Overend
John and Nell Paton
Christine Penfold
Bill and Linda Philip
Anna Sladden
Michael Smith
James Stewart
Gwyneth Tyler

and all those who wish to remain anonymous


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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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