Tuesday 20th September, 1.45-3.45, The Crochan, Ffwrnes, Park St., Llanelli, Dyfed, SA15 3YE for 10 weeks.
Course fee: tbc
Topic: A Short History of the Symphony (Part 1)
Surprisingly, given its importance in nineteenth century music, the symphony hasn’t been with us for that long. Its establishment is traditionally laid at the door of Josef Haydn and – while there are a few pieces by others that predate his efforts – Haydn’s one hundred and four examples of the genre were undoubtedly the basis of its subsequent popularity. And, after Haydn come Mozart and Beethoven…
A chance to examine the development of this most popular of orchestral forms.
Haydn’s last (104th) symphony: Finale
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