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Decline and Fall - DURHAM

  • Elvet Methodist Church 8 Old Elvet Durham, England, DH1 3HL United Kingdom (map)

Decline and Fall: Harmoniemusik from the Twilight of the Holy Roman Empire

Beethoven arr. Starke and Percival: Egmont: Overture and Incidental Music
Mozart arr. Triebensee: excerpts from La Clemenza di Tito


Joseph Triebensee: Trauermarsch for the funeral of Prince Alois von Liechtenstein
Beethoven arr. anon: Symphony No. 7

Decine and Fall explires some of the most politically-loaded music produced around the decline of the Holy Roman Empire. Themes of tyranny, intrigue, freedom and revolution abound in Mozart’s last opera and Beethoven’s rarely-heard incidental music to Goethe’s revolutionary play.

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Earlier Event: January 24
Mozart and Beethoven Sextets - YORK
Later Event: March 1
Decline and Fall - HUDDERSFIELD