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The World's Greatest Music
London's great landmarks and attractions have inspired composers over the centuries. Indulge in a spot of musical sightseeing with 15 of the best classical pieces inspired by the city. By Rob Weinberg.
Handel wrote this music for an outdoor performance for King George I on the River Thames. The King watched from the royal barge with various dukes and duchesses as the 50 musicians played nearby. His Majesty enjoyed the music so much, he asked the musicians to play the three suites three times over the course of the trip down the river.
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