Mozart’s London

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An overview of the musical scene in London during the 1760s, interspersed with colourful readings from contemporaneous descriptions of the city. The programme includes Mozart's first symphony, composed in Chelsea when he was eight, a harpsichord concerto by J.C.Bach whose finale is a set of variations on "God Save The King", and arias from Thomas Arne's Judith and Artaxerxes.