In the 19th century the scherzo was not necessarily bound to larger works, but it was still a characteristically swift-moving piece of music. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica Encyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Thursday 2 July Friday 3 July Saturday 4 July Sunday 5 July Monday 6 July Tuesday 7 July Wednesday 8 July Views Read Edit View history.
Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Instead, the radio stations and their orchestras are funded by individual listener fees paid by German citizens through the federal post office network there is also some income from a strictly limited number of commercials permitted on the state stations.
Given the absence Of private radio, the result is culture imposed from above. As such, radio in Germany is a direct descendant of the country's traditional political fragmentation national unification didn't come until , after all and its historical precedent of princely disPerlsation of culture. What with the absence of any real national capital before and, again, since in the West , this has tended to encourage a vigorous regional culture, such as that in Hamburg.
And it cannot be denied that Germans today retain a national enthusiasm for musical culture that makes them support enthusiastically—or at least acquiesce to — a system in which symphonic concerts, contemporary music and indeed every kind of high culture is shoved beneficently down their throats. Americans, for all their envy of the high quantity and quality of classical music in Germany today, might pause just a bit before they rush to emulate the Germans.
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You may also enter a personal message. What's New? BBC Radio 3, 6 March Review Title:. Loading player…. Wednesday 13 May Duration 14 minutes, LP) seconds. Today in the German Federal Republic there are nine separate state radio stations not counting the federal Deutschland funk, which broadcasts nationwide, and the Deutsche Welle, which corresponds roughly to our Voice of America. Sign up here to see what happened On This Dayevery day in your inbox!
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