Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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Eternal source of light divine (but too busy to hear it)

Wed 13 Nov 2013

Looks radiant doesn’t she?  This ecstatic lady is Queen Anne.  Exactly 300 years ago, Handel composed the Ode for the Birthday of Queen Ann, partly for her but also to celebrate but also the accomplishment of the Treaty of Utrecht which was negotiated in order to end the War of the Spanish Succession.

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