Handel and the Royal African Company

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Blog post in Musicology Now summarizing research on “Handel’s investment in the slave trading companies” with the goal of “stimulat[ing] research about the furtherance of music through the slave economy as it operated on both sides of the Atlantic.”

by: David Hunter

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  • keywords: cultural context; global history; race studies; ethics; early music; Western music; advocacy; public musicology
  • Listing ID: 2034
  • Resource Type: Blog
  • Geographic Area: Europe
  • Audience: general
  • Century: 1700-1799 (18thC)