Tag: Johann Baptist Vaňhal

Monday, October 3, 2011:Sturm und Drang

Sturm und Drang and Jan Vanhal Sturm und Drang, the late-18th century German literary style, also influenced art and music. The style is characterized by a sense of restlessness and uneasiness – perhaps similar to the world situation even today. But these influences also came together two centuries ago, in the Czech musician Jan Vanhal, born in 1739. There are lots of interesting reasons. For one, his very name creates…