Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt

Ludwig van Beethoven

Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt

Op. 112 • “Calm Sea & Prosperous Voyage”

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In the summer of 1814 the crowned heads of Europe made their way to Vienna to participate in a Congress, the intent of which was to restore order to the post-Napoleonic continent. It was in this context that Beethoven composed Meerestille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 112 (Calm Sea and Happy Voyage). The cantata was first ... read more