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date: 24 August 2019

Academy of Ancient Music(ii)locked

  • George Pratt

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English ensemble. It was founded in 1973 by Christopher Hogwood to play 17th- and 18th-century music on period instruments. Based in London, it performs and records as a chamber group or as a small orchestra, covering repertory from Locke and Purcell through the high Baroque to Mozart and Beethoven. Among an impressive list of recordings, the complete symphonies of Mozart and Beethoven have been hailed as revelatory....

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