A small change to the BBC Proms

A small change to the BBC Proms


norman lebrecht

July 17, 2015

Prom 7 – BBC Symphony Orchestra/Davis (22 July)

The piece by Hugh Wood referred to in the published guide as Epithalamium will now be known as Epithalamion.

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Thought you’d like to know.


  • John Borstlap says:

    It’s because of the change of the B flat in bar 273 of the second clarinet into A sharp.

  • Ellingtonia says:

    This is devastating news…………..I was psychologically prepared for Epithalamium and not Epithalamion……………….

  • V.Lind says:

    This is clearly another ploy to attract a youth audience.

  • Paul Joschak says:

    A gesture of solidarity with the Greeks probably.