A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

John Stanley

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January 17, 1712: John Stanley is born in London, United Kingdom of Great Britain.
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December 1, 1759: Incidental music to Hawkesworth’s (after Southerne) play Oroonoko by John Stanley (47) is performed for the first time, in Drury Lane Theatre, London.
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March 12, 1760: Zimri, an oratorio by John Stanley (48) to words of Hawkesworth, is performed for the first time, in Covent Garden, London.
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November 17, 1760: The Tears and Triumphs of Parnassus, a masque by John Stanley (48) to words of Lloyd and Murphy, is performed for the first time, in Drury Lane Theatre, London.
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October 26, 1761: Arcadia, or The Shepherd’s Wedding, a dramatic pastoral by John Stanley (49) to words of Lloyd, is performed for the first time, in Drury Lane Theatre, London.
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March 23, 1774: The Fall of Egypt, an oratorio by John Stanley (62) to words of Hawkesworth, is performed for the first time, in Drury Lane Theatre, London.
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June 4, 1779: Let Gallia mourn! th’insulting foe, an ode by John Stanley (67) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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January 1, 1780: And dares insulting France pretend, an ode by John Stanley (67) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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June 4, 1780: Still o’er the deep does Britain reign, an ode by John Stanley (68) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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January 1, 1781: Ask round the world, from age to age, an ode by John Stanley (68) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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June 4, 1781: Still does the war prevail?, an ode by John Stanley (69) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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January 1, 1782: O wond’rous power of inborn worth, an ode by John Stanley (69) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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June 4, 1782: Still does reluctant Peace refuse, an ode by John Stanley (70) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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January 1, 1783: Ye nation, hear th’important tale, an ode by John Stanley (70) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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June 4, 1783: At length the troubled waters rest, an ode by John Stanley (71) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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January 1, 1784: Enough of arms, to happier ends, an ode by John Stanley (71) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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June 4, 1784: Hail to the day, whose beams again, an ode by John Stanley (72) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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August 14, 1784: The Redbreast, a cantata by John Stanley (72) to words of McClellan, is entered at Stationers’ Hall, London.
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January 1, 1785: Delusive is the poet’s dream, an ode by John Stanley (72) to words of Whitehead, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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June 4, 1785: Amid the thunder of war, an ode by John Stanley (73) to words of Warton, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.
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January 1, 1786: Dear to Jove, a genial isle, an ode by John Stanley (73) to words of Warton, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London.
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May 19, 1786: John Stanley dies at his home in Hatton Garden, London, aged 74 years, four months and two days.
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June 4, 1786: When freedom nurs’d her native fire, an ode by John Stanley (†0) to words of Warton, is performed for the first time, in the Great Council Chamber of St. James' Palace, London to honor the birthday of King George III.