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  • Chamber music

    Continuo
    Serpent
    Title-pages
    George Frideric Handel
    Handel, the Dettingen Te Deum (...)

  • Harpsichord music

    Harpsichord or spinet ?
    Pianoforte or fortepiano
    The major form of early (...)

  • Anthems

    After the Restoration, and throughout the eighteenth-century, the anthem remained the most (...)

  • Abdelazer

    Purcell’s contribution to a revival of Aphra Behn’s tragedy, Abdelazer, or the Moor’s Revenge (...)

  • Theatres

    Theatres in London Theatres in Edinburgh Theatres in Bath The Georgian Theatre in Richmond (...)

  • Painting

    The Circus in Bath
    In Bath, draughtsmen played on the regular architectural motifs of (...)

  • Science

    Astronomy Experimental Science Medicine Topography

  • Clubs and societies

    Tea
    Drawing room
    at Sir Joshua Reynolds’s
    "It was said of Socrates, that he brought (...)

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  • Literature

    The cities had a flourishing literary life :
    London was the home of numerous literary (...)

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  • Music

    Domestic music
    Chamber music
    Harpsichord music
    Concert life
    The Musical Society of (...)

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  • Painting

    Painting The pictorial field of vision and the optical devices

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  • Artists’ London

    The world of art in London The painters’view of LondonLondonCulture

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  • The world of art in London

    Painters’ houses are mostly to be found near Leicester Fields and in neighbouring Soho ; some (...)

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