TIL that king George I once organized a concert on the river Thames. He hired G. F. Handel and the result was ‘water music’, a collection of 3 suites. It was played by 50 performers sailing from Whitehall to Chelsea on a barge. The king liked the composition so much that he asked for 3 encores.

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Sometimes you just feel like listening a song on loop, and it was kinda hard back in those days so I understand. I feel for the musicians, though.


The rich need to start commissioning great works of art again just to show off. Forget the Hollywood system- It would be nice to let artists loose and Bezos can pay for it.


Handel is the shit, I understand


Who up pondering they orb


I’m surprised it was only three encores. It’s Handel