This week’s episode looks at Bertha von Suttner, Alfred Nobel, Jan Bloch, and the peace movement of the early twentieth century, and the circumstances around the Hague peace conference of 1899.
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Opus 27, No. 2 (“Moonlight”)
Composed in 1801 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Public domain.
Performed by Paul Pitman. Public domain. Source.
Venus, the Bringer of Peace from The Planets
Composed in 1916 by Gustav Holst. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band. Public domain. Source.
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