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July 14, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

• 1789 ~Bastille Day (France)  This was the day the French Revolution began — at the fall of the Bastille. It is still celebrated in many countries throughout the world and is a public holiday in France; generally called Bastille Day or Fete National. 478 more words


Jude Finds Himself Locked Out by Matthew Halliday

In response to: The music of Henry Purcell. His music is very pure, often employs little vibrato, and has a baroque respect for order and proportion. 1,831 more words


Purcell "Dido and Aeneas", by L'Arpeggiata

Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Performed by L’Arpeggiata (dir. Christina Pluhar) at Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht 2015

Baroque Music (1600–1760)

Music of England

This article is part of a series on music by our guest author Caroline Bennett.  Earlier articles include “Why Music?” and “Hallelujah… 1,070 more words


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Performed in March 1965

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Henry Purcell & Thomas Morley (by Vox Luminis at Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht 2015)

Henry Purcell – My heart is inditing (Anthem for the coronation of King James II)
Henry Purcell – Celebrate this festival (Ode for the birthday of Queen Mary) 175 more words

Baroque Music (1600–1760)