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J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

MIT Symphony Orchestra

Added over 4 years ago | 00:17:29 | 10960 views

MIT Symphony Orchestra (MITSO) - 1967 April 9 J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 Sonia Guterman and Barbara Kuchuk, flutes Stuart Schulman, violin Jump to: I. Allegro Jump to: II. Andante Jump to: III. Presto

Elizabeth Stuart Deciphering Sir Thomas Roe’s Letter: Cryptography, 1626

Elizabeth Stuart Deciphering Sir Th...


Added 12 months ago | 00:01:53 | 5424 views

Elizabeth Stuart used ciphers, special codes that need a key to unlock them, to hide information from prying eyes. So far seven of her keys, typically alphabets of 24 letters – in seventeenth-century script i/j and u/v were interchangeab...

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter to Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland: A Sign of Intimacy, 1636

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter...


Added 12 months ago | 00:05:42 | 5008 views

Most of Elizabeth Stuart’s letters are holograph, or in her own hand. Secretarial letters were the most likely to be intercepted and opened in the expectation of politically useful content within. From the moment of her husband's death i...

Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter to Eleonore de Volvire: A Letter of Condolence, 1670

Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter...


Added 12 months ago | 00:04:28 | 3574 views

Amalia’s letter to Eleonore de Volvire is one of condolence, as Eleonore’s husband, François de l’Aubespine (1584-1670), Marquis de Hauterive-Châteauneuf and governor of Breda since 1639, has just died. The black sealing wax and black fl...

Sir Francis Nethersole and Elizabeth Stuart, sometime Queen of Bohemia: A Secretarial Letter, 1628

Sir Francis Nethersole and Elizabet...


Added 12 months ago | 00:06:06 | 3027 views

Writing an early modern letter was often a co-operative enterprise, and a queen might just as well delegate the entire job to her secretary as dictate it to him. Here Sir Francis prepares a letter for Elizabeth's approval, writing the co...