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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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pop

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Pop seems first to have been used as a colloquial term for fizzy drinks at the beginning of the nineteenth century: in 1812 the poet Robert Southey writes in a letter of ‘a new...

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