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Franz Schubert – Composer for Our Corona Times
Finding solace in Schubert’s intimate compositions

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François-Joseph Gossec wrote many nationalistic hymns and works for the band of National Guard. On 20 September, there was a Revolutionary fête held on the Champ de la Fédération in honour of the mutineers. Gossec wrote this march for that occasion, and the work, notable for its ‘crashing tam-tam, brass and drums, alternating with silence moved the soul to despair’.