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History: 1652: Society of Friends (Quakers) established




1660: Restoration (England)
1664: Newton & laws of gravity



1671: Newton & reflecting telescope 1675: St. Paul's Cathedral, London



1682: Versailles


1687: Newton, Principia

1692-1693: Salem Witchcraft trials









1648: Peace of Westphalia









1661: Boyle, The Sceptical Chymist

1666: Newton & spectrum



1673: French in Mississippi River
1677: van Leeuwenhoek discovers protozoa


1683: van Leeuwenhoek discovers bacteria

1688: James II of England expelled

(Thirty-Years War) (Thirty-Years War & Dutch War, end 1648)









1661: Louis XIV crowned King of France

1666: Académie Royale des sciences founded
1670: Molière, Le bourgeois gentilhomme.
1675: Roemer & speed of light




1683: Turks besiege Vienna



1690: Chr. Huygens & wave theory of light


1696: Savery & steam engine
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1662: Royal Society









1675: Greenwich Observatory
      1568–1648: Dutch Wars of Independence.

Music Events:                     1669: Royal Academy of Music founded, Paris.

  1641: Fontana, Sonate                                          

1640: The Bay Psalm Book.                                         
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Composers:
      1567-1643 Monteverdi Monteverdi d. 1643
      1583-1643 FrescobaldiFrescobaldi d. 1643
      1585-1672 Heinrich SchützSchütz d. 1672
      1587-1654 Samuel ScheidtSamuel Scheidt d. 1654
      1592-1678 John Jenkins Jenkins d. 1678
      ca. 1594-1665 Tarquinio Merula Merula d. 1665
      1595-1642 Buonamente d. 1642
      ca. 1595-1665 Biagio Marini Marini d. 1665
      1596-1662 Henry Lawes H. Lawes d. 1662
      1597-1653 Luigi Rossi L. Rossi d. 1653
      1602-1645 William Lawes Lawes d. 1645
      1602-1676 Pier Francesco Cavalli Cavalli d. 1676
      1605-1674 Giacomo Carissimi Carissimi d. 1674
      1616-1667 Johann Froberger Froberger d. 1667
      1619-after 1663 Strozzi .....~~~~ B. Strozzi d. after 1663
      1626-1690 Giovanni Legrenzi Legrenzi d. 1690
      ca. 1628-1677 Robert Cambert Cambert d. 1677
      1630-1677 Matthew LockeMatthew Locke d. 1677
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      1632-1687 Jean-Baptiste Lully Lully d. 1687
      ca. 1637-1707 Dietrich Buxtehude    

1642-1678 Giovanni Maria Bononcini G.M. Bononcini d. 1678

1644-1682 Alessandro Stradella Stradella d. 1682

1644-1704 Marc-Antoine Charpentier    

1644-1704 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber    

1648-1708 John Blow    

1650-1717 Johann Jacob Walther    

1653-1704 Georg Muffat   

1653-1706 Johann Pachelbel    

1653-1713 Archangelo Corelli    
[Marais] 1656-1728 Marin Marais      
[De Lalande] 1657-1726 Michel-Richard de Lalande      
[Torelli] 1658-1709 Giuseppe Torelli      
[Purcell] 1659-1695 Henry Purcell Purcell d. 1595
[A. Scarlatti] 1660-1725 Alessandro Scarlatti    
[Fux] 1660-1741 Johann Joseph Fux    
[Campra] 1660-1744 André Campra    
[Fischer] 1665-1746 Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer    
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[Rebel] 1666-1747 Jean-Féry Rebel    
[Montéclair] 1667-1737 Michel Pignolet de Montéclair    
[Lotti] ca. 1667-1740 Antonio Lotti    
[Couperin] 1668-1733 François Couperin    
[Bononcini] 1670-1747 Giovanni Bononcini    
[Caldara] 1670/71-1736 Antonio Caldara    
[Albinoni] 1671-1751 Tomaso Albinoni    
[Keiser] 1674-1739 Reinhard Keiser    
[Vivaldi] 1678-1741 Antonio Vivaldi    
[Zelenka] 1679-1745 Jan Dismas Zelenka    
[Mattheson] 1681-1764 Johann Mattheson    
[Telemann] 1681-1767 Georg Philippe Telemann    
[Heinichen] 1683-1729 Johann David Heinichen   
[Rameau] 1683-1764 Jean-Philippe Rameau   
[Walther] 1684-1748 Johann Gottfried Walther    
[J.S. Bach] 1685-1750 Johann Sebastian Bach   
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[D. Scarlatti]1685-1757 Domenico Scarlatti   
[Händel] 1685-1759 Georg Friedrich Händel    
[Marcello] 1686-1739 Benedetto Marcello    
[Weiss] 1686-1750 Sylvius Leopold Weiss    
[Geminiani] 1687-1762 Francesco Geminiani    
[Boismortier] ca. 1689-1755 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier   
[Tartini] 1692-1770 Giuseppe Tartini    
[Roman] 1694-1758 Johan Helmich Roman    
[Locatelli] 1695-1764 P.-A. Locatelli   
[Leclair] 1697-1764 Leclair    
[Quantz] 1697-1773 Quantz    
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