Tuesday 17th January, 1.45-3.45, The Crochan, Ffwrnes, Park St., Llanelli, Dyfed, SA15 3YE for 10 weeks.
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A Short History of the Symphony (Part 2)
Beethoven’s last two symphonies are vastly different, and the ninth in particular casts a long shadow over the rest of the nineteenth (and twentieth!) century. Following these two masterpieces, it was the brave or foolhardy composer who took up the symphonic challenge; but, as Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Bruckner and Mahler (among a multitude of others) demonstrate, many did!
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