Also performs as: Philomusica of London

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The Hanover Band founded by Caroline Brown in 1980 is a British period-instrument orchestra.

The group's website explains the name thus: 'Hanover' signifies the Hanoverian period 1714-1830 and 'Band' is the 18th century term for orchestra.

Its principal and guest conductors and directors have included Monica Huggett, Sir Charles Mackerras, Roy Goodman, Anthony Halstead, Nicholas McGegan, Graham Lea-Cox, Richard Egarr, Nicholas Kraemer, Paul Brough, Andrew Arthur and Benjamin Bayl.

The Hanover Band has appeared at the Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), South Bank Centre, Royal Albert Hall and Wigmore Hall, among many other venues. They have toured the UK many times, made ten tours of the United States and performed in Canada, Mexico, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Greece & Turkey.

The Hanover Band has made 166 recordings on Nimbus Records, Hyperion Records, Sony, EMI Eminence, RCA and other labels, including a complete cycle of the orchestral works of Johann Christian Bach for Cpo.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1984 Symphony no. 5 in C minor / "Egmont" /"The Creatures of Prometheus" Beethoven; The Hanover Band 1
1991 Symphony no. 73 in D major "La Chasse" / Symphony no. 74 in E-flat major / Symphony no. 75 in D major Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1991 Symphony no. 45 in F-sharp minor "Farewell" / Symphony no. 46 in B major / Symphony no. 47 in G major Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1991 Symphony no. 6 in D "Le Matin" / Symphony no. 7 in C "Le Midi" / Symphony no. 8 in G "Le Soir" Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1991 Symphony no. 1 in D major / Symphony no. 2 in C major / Symphony no. 3 in G major / Symphony no. 4 in D major / Symphony no. 5 in A major Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1991 Symphony no. 76 in E-flat major / Symphony no. 77 in B-flat major / Symphony no. 78 in C minor Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1992 Symphony no. 42 in D / Symphony no. 43 in E-flat "Mercury" / Symphony no. 44 in E minor "Trauersinfonie" Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1992 Symphony no. 9 in C "Great" Franz Schubert; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 1
1993 Symphony no. 93 in D / Symphony no. 94 in G "Surprise" / Symphony no. 95 in C minor Joseph Haydn; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 2
1994 4 Symphonies / Overture, Scherzo & Finale Robert Schumann; The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1988 Symphonies Nos. 1-9 Compilation Beethoven; The Hanover Band 1
2011 Complete Symphonies Compilation Schubert; Camerata Salzburg, Sándor Végh, The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman 1

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