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History: 1692-1693: Salem Witchcraft trials








1704: Newton, Opticks






1714: Fahrenheit invents mercury thermometer














1732: Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack




1740: Frederick II (the Great) Elector of Prussia, King of Poland

1746: Battle of Culloden

1690: Chr. Huygens & wave theory of light


1696: Savery & steam engine




1704: Battle of Blenheim





1713: Treaty of Utrecht

















1734: Voltaire, Lettres philosophiques


1740: Maria Theresa becomes empress of Austria.


(War of the Spanish Succession / Queen Anne's War)






(War of the Spanish Succession, ends 1713)























War of the Austrian Succession




1748: Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle


(1702–1713) 1714: George I, England.




















(1740-1748)

Music Events:                   1709: Cristofori pianoforte                   1728: Gay, The Beggar's Opera
     
    1728: Johann David Heinichen, Der General-Bass in der Composition.        1740: Grassineau, A Musical Dictionary
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Composers:
      ca. 1637-1707 Dietrich Buxtehude Buxtehude d. 1707
      1644-1704 Marc-Antoine Charpentier Charpentier d. 1704
      1644-1704 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Biber d. 1704
      1648-1708 John Blow Blow d. 1708
      1650-1717 Johann Jacob Walther J.J. Walther d. 1717
      1653-1704 Georg Muffat Muffat d. 1704
      1653-1706 Johann Pachelbel Pachelbel d. 1706
      1653-1713 Archangelo Corelli Corelli d. 1713
          1656-1728 Marin Marais Marais d. 1728
          1657-1726 Michel-Richard de Lalande De Lalande d. 1726
      1658-1709 Giuseppe Torelli Torelli d. 1709
      1659-1695 Henry Purcell Purcell d. 1595
      1660-1725 Alessandro Scarlatti A. Scarlatti d. 1725
      1660-1741 Johann Joseph Fux Fux d. 1741
      1660-1744 André Campra Campra d. 1744
      1665-1746 Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer Fischer d. 1646
      1666-1747 Jean-Féry Rebel Rebel d. 1647
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      1667-1737 Michel Pignolet de Montéclair Montéclair d. 1737
      ca. 1667-1740 Antonio Lotti Lotti d. 1740
      1668-1733 François Couperin F. Couperin d. 1733
      1670-1747 Giovanni Bononcini Bononcini d. 1747
      1670/71-1736 Antonio Caldara Caldara d. 1736
      1671-1751 Tomaso Albinoni
      1674-1739 Reinhard Keiser Keiser d. 1739
      1678-1741 Antonio Vivaldi Vivaldi d. 1741
      1679-1745 Jan Dismas Zelenka    
      1681-1764 Johann Mattheson    
      1681-1767 Georg Philippe Telemann    
      1683-1729 Johann David Heinichen Heinichen d. 1729
      1683-1764 Jean-Philippe Rameau    
      1684-1748 Johann Gottfried Walther d.1748
      1685-1750 Johann Sebastian Bach  
      1685-1757 Domenico Scarlatti   
      1685-1759 Georg Friedrich Händel    
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      1686-1739 Benedetto Marcello Marcello d. 1739
      1686-1750 Sylvius Leopold Weiss    
      1687-1762 Francesco Geminiani    

  ca. 1689-1755 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier    

1692-1770 Giuseppe Tartini    

1694-1758 Johan Helmich Roman    

1695-1764 Pietro Antonio Locatelli    

1697-1764 Jean-Marie Leclair    

1697-1773 Johann Joachim Quantz    

1699-1783 Johann Adolph Hasse    

1701-1775 Giovanni Battista Sammartini    
[J.G. Graun] 1702/3-1771 Johann Gottlieb Graun    
[C.H. Graun] 1703/4-1759 Carl Heinrich Graun    
[Galuppi] 1706-1785 Baldassare Galuppi    
[Paradisi] 1707-1791 Pietro Domenico Paradisi    
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[Scheibe] 1708-1776 Johann Adolph Scheibe    
[Avison] 1709-1770 Charles Avison    
[Corrette] 1709-1795 Michel Corrette    
[Arne] 1710-1778 Thomas Augustine Arne    
[W.F. Bach] 1710-1784 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach    
[Boyce] 1710-1779 William Boyce    
[Pergolesi] 1710-1736 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Pergolesi d. 1736
[Jommelli] 1714–1774 Niccolò Jommelli    
[Gluck] 1714-1787 Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck    
[C.P.E. Bach] 1714-1788 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach    
[J.W.A. Stamitz] 1717-1757 Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz    
[L. Mozart] 1719-1787 Leopold Mozart    
[Abel] 1723-1787 Carl Friedrich Abel    
[Piccini] 1728-1800 Nicola Piccini    
[Soler] 1729-1783 Antonio Soler    
[Dušek] 1731-1799 František Xaver Dušek    
[Haydn] 1732-1809 Franz Joseph Haydn    
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[J.C.F. Bach] 1732-1795 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach    
[Fischer] 1733-1800 Johann Christian Fischer    
[Gossec] 1734-1829 François-Joseph Gossec    
[J.C. Bach] 1735-1782 Johann Christian Bach    
[Albrectsberger] 1736-1809 Johann Georg Albrectsberger    
[Dittersdorf] 1739-1799 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf    
[Grétry] 1741-1813 André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry    
[Boccherini] 1743-1805 Luigi Boccherini    
[Dibdin] 1745-1814 Charles Dibdin    
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