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Modern Times: The Birth of Public Music

  • McKinney Chapel of First Unitarian Brooklyn 116 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)

A musical portrait of 18th Century London.

During political upheaval in England, music-making shifted away from the courts and into the public arena. Musicians became freelancers and entrepreneurs, and developed their marketing savvy in order to survive. With works by Abel, J.C. Bach, Felice Giardini, Handel and Geminiani.

Earlier Event: October 24
Bach: The Art of Fugue
Later Event: January 16
Modern Times: The Birth of Public Music