How do you dress an 18th-century wind band... particularly when it's full of women? Robert Percival explores the highways and byways of Harmoniemusik fashion...Read More
It could be a question in a pointless TV quiz: which Beethoven symphony was the most frequently performed in Vienna in his lifetime; was it a) the Eroica, b) the Fifth, or c) the Ninth? In fact, it was none of these. The most frequently performed symphony was the Seventh Symphony. Composed in 1811-12, it lay unperformed for the best part of two years until...Read More
Last Friday night Boxwood and Brass went to the ball!
We were invited by Sally Munday-Webb of Brackley Town Council to provide the music for their inaugural Georgian ball. This event, which we hope will become a regular fixture in the Boxwood and Brass calendar, was part of the very exciting plans to restore Brackley's beautiful Georgian Town Hall...Read More