Battle Proms Concert archiveThe 'Battle' in the concert name refers to the unique performance of Beethoven's 'Battle Symphony' - a powerful piece of music which was composed to include 193 live firing cannons as part of the score. This is the only concert series in the world to perform Beethoven's most ambitious piece with its full complement of thunderous percussion. A big screen will be displaying all the action from the cavalry, cannons, and stage so you never have to leave your seat! 19:00 - The Evening Salute - The 25 pounder Field Gun and Gun Team will signal the start of the concert with a 7 round salute in quick succession. Cavalry Skill at Arms Display - Agility test on Horseback with swords, lances and pistols. Plus Musical Programme.
Music von Suppe (Light Cavalry Overture with cavalry display). Music Bach (Brandenburg Concerto No 3 1st Movement). Music Dvorak (Symphony No 9 the New World 1st Movement). Music Bizet (Aria Habanera - Carmen). Music Elgar (Chanson de Matin). Music Sibelius (Alla Marcia - Karelia Suite). Music Tchaikovsky (1812 Overture with cannons 25 pounder field gun and fireworks). Music J Strauss II (Blue Danube). Music J Strauss II (Explosions Polka with 25 pounder field gun). Music Copland (Hoe Down Rodeo). Music Coombes (Overture: British Grenadiers). Music Beethoven (Battle Symphony Wellingtons' Victory with 193 live cannons musketfire and fireworks). Music Coobes (arr - Portsmouth). Music Parry (Jerusalem). Music Arne (Rule Britannia). Music Elgar (Pomp and Circumstance No 1).

Battle Proms Concert

Battle Proms Concert (Concert) production archive for QTIX code T197358557. Details of all Battle Proms Concert archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0896980788

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1 Jul 00Ragley Hall

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