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Triumph of Venus| 1740 | Oil on Canvas | Francois Boucher

Francis Boucher was born in Paris and was one of the most celebrated decorative artists of the 18th century… 641 more words

Art

Government: Local Government in England and Wales

The whole of Great Britain is divided into counties, including 49 in England and 13 in Wales. Each is administered by an elected county council, which sits in the county town, the capital of the county. 861 more words

Classic Era

Government: Great Britain

Great Britain comprises the countries of England, Wales and Scotland, which along with Ireland (Northern Ireland from 1922) make up the United Kingdom. England and Wales share a local governmental and legal system, but Scotland’s systems are substantially different. 298 more words

Classic Era

Overview: Criminal Investigation

When a crime has been committed and reported or discovered, it must be investigated. In most instances, the police handle much of this stage too, although it is often a specialist detective branch of the police. 276 more words

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Overview: Uniformed Policing

On the front line are the uniformed police, performing what is known in the trade as ‘public order’ duties. They are the men (and in this day and age they almost always… 1,048 more words

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A new Mozart facsimile edition

In 2015 Bärenreiter issued Requiem KV 626: Faksimile der autographen Partitur in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, a complete autograph edition of Mozart’s Requiem.

The surviving manuscript reflects its dramatic history: Mozart’s handwriting and the supplementary entries by… 77 more words

Classic Era

September is Classical Music Month: Get Jazzed with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. 176 more words

Music Appreciation