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Modern Times: The Birth of Public Music

  • Manhattan Country School 150 East 85th Street New York, NY, 10028 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: January 15
Modern Times: The Birth of Public Music
Later Event: March 18
Struggle and Jubilation