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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Richard Wigmore

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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British orchestra. Established in 1986, it has made a reputation as one of the world's leading period-instrument ensembles, with a repertory ranging from Purcell, Bach and Handel, through the Viennese classics to Brahms and Wagner. The OAE has performed and recorded frequently under such conductors as Frans Brüggen, Ton Koopman, Sigiswald Kuijken and Gustav Leonhardt. In 1992 Brüggen and Simon Rattle were appointed principal guest conductors, and the same year the OAE was invited

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Subjects: Music

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