Vogel, Overture to Demophon

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Arranged for band by G. F. Fuchs and performed at a memorial funeral service for the victims of the Nancy Affair, held on the Champ de Mars, 20 September 1790.

Johann Christoph Vogel (1756–1788)
Over­ture to Demophon
Arranged by Georg Friedrich Fuchs (1752–1821)
Mod­ern edi­tion by Craig Dabelstein

Date: 1789
Dura­tion: 8:00
Instru­men­ta­tion: Con­cert Band
Dif­fi­cul­ty: Lev­el 4, Medium

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Arranged for band by G. F. Fuchs and per­formed at a memo­r­i­al funer­al ser­vice for the vic­tims of the Nan­cy Affair, held on the Champ de Mars, 20 Sep­tem­ber 1790. The Over­ture to Demophon was con­sid­ered “the most pop­u­lar piece and the sig­na­ture tune of the French Rev­o­lu­tion.” The oth­er work per­formed on this day was Gossec’s Marche Lugubre.

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