Set in Stone

Terenure Library Templeogue Rd, Terenure, Dublin, Dublin
Dr Melanie Brown

Dr Melanie Brown Two circumstances, namely the small number of Jews in Ireland in the twentieth century, together with the Irish government's complex attitude to its own professed neutrality during the Second World War, mean that Ireland tends not to be associated with the loss of its citizens during the Holocaust. However, it is important...

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Humour in the Piano Sonatas of Beethoven with Melanie Brown

Terenure Library Templeogue Rd, Terenure, Dublin, Dublin
Melanie Brown

It is often believed that Ludvig van Beethoven's huge compositional output is underscored solely with the anger and frustration which followed him through his tempestuous life and career. For this reason, the light touches of comedy, whether slapstick, burlesque or irony, often elemental to his musical language, are frequently overlooked. This talk aims to give...

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