Music for the Royal Fireworks

George Frideric Handel

Music for the Royal Fireworks in D major


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The War of Austrian Succession was brought to an end by the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, signed in October 1748. Although England had been a somewhat reluctant participant and had gained little from the war, preparations for celebrations commenced the following month with the erection of a large wooden structure incorpor... read more