22 April 2015, Bedford Corn Exchange
Beethoven was just putting the finishing touches to his Eroica Symphony when his hero, Napoleon, declared himself ‘Emperor’ and so, in Beethoven’s eyes, became ‘just another tyrant’ – Napoleon’s front page dedication was duly scored out and ‘Eroica’ put in its place. The symphony itself is fuelled with drama, with brutal dynamics rammed home, harmonic... read more
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