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The World of the Eighteenth Century (for English Majors): Music

English majors, and all others, are welcome to use this guide to understand the cultural & historical context in which the literature being read was created.

The Concert

The Concert

Concert of Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764, French Composer, to Celebrate [the] Marriage of the Dauphin in 1741 (18th century French engraving).

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Music in the 18th Century

NAXOS Streaming Music

Streaming classical music. Over 1.2 million tracks of music and growing daily!

Reference Universe

Reference Universe searches the table of contents & indexes of recent print and electronic encyclopedias in the CSS Reference Collection.