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‘Remarks on the Preface to the Account of the Musical Performance in Commemoration of Handel’, George III

Professor Matthew Head, Department of Music, Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies, King’s College London This brusque memo in the hand of George III is a smoking gun. It is addressed to one Josiah Bates, a naval administrator, antiquarian musician and Handel-enthusiast who directed the epochal performances of Handel’s music that took place in Westminster Abbey and … Continue reading “‘Remarks on the Preface to the Account of the Musical Performance in Commemoration of Handel’, George III”

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