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Download HERE! https://megadownload.space/books/Musical-Chronology-British-Isles-1700-1799/ A Musical Chronology of The British Isles. Volume 2: 1700-1799 by Dez Wright. Available Format: EPUB, PDF, FB2, TXT.

The eighteenth century may have been a period when the only truly world figures in British music – Handel and J. C. Bach – were Germans, but what is fascinating about the century is how the music industry became increasingly sophisticated. Career opportunities for musicians now existed outside the traditions of court and church. Patronage was still vital in other parts of Europe, and most composers were employed as court or church Kapellmeisters or, if they were lucky, had private support. The opportunities to make a living composing to commission and performing in concert simply didn't exist in Vienna or Paris. And it was in its infrastructure and opportunities that Britain led the world during the eighteenth century, even if its legacy on a purely musical level was a little th

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