10 January 2015, Dorking Halls
Wagner referred to Beethoven’s Seventh as the ‘apotheosis of the dance’, noting that rhythm is the music’s prime motivating force. Throughout the symphony, Beethoven takes a small rhythmic idea and runs with it over and over as if mesmerized by the intoxicating power of its repetition, climaxing in a final coda of overwhelming joy and excitement. Alongside, the quiet beauty... read more
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