Archive for January, 2007
Baptized December 17, 1770 in Bonn, Germany.
Died March 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria,
Composed in 1808.
First Performance: December 22, 1808 conducted by Beethoven at the Theater-an-der-Wien in Vienna.
Instrumentation: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 More >
Born October 12, 1872 in Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England.
Died August 26, 1958 in London.
Composed in 1914, revised 1920.
First Orchestral Performance: June 14, 1921 with Adrian Boult conducting the British Symphony Orchestra, Queen’s Hall London.
Instrumentation: solo violin, 2 flutes, More >
Born January 31, 1797 in Vienna (Liechtental), Austria.
Died November 19, 1828 in Vienna.
Composed in October, 1822.
First Performance: December 17, 1865 with Johann Herbeck conducting the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 More >
On January 21, 2007 I will be giving a pre-concert talk onstage in the Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall which is on the Princeton University campus. Tickets for the concert are available online.
The concert is at 4PM and I will start talking at 3PM. This is not a lecture! I wish More >