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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Sturm und Drang & Beethoven’s Pastoral

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: April 19, 2020
Sturm und Drang & Beethoven’s Pastoral

Surprisingly, the German term Sturm und Drang originated with the American Revolution in 1776. The term first appeared as the title of a play by Friedrich Maximilian Klinger. The setting of the play is the unfolding American Revolution, in which, says Wikipedia, “the author gives violent expression to difficult emotions and extols individuality and subjectivity […]