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George Frederick Handel
"Hornpipe" from Water Music
Handel: Water Music
Music by Royalty and Nobility
Handel wrote his Water Music for the King of England. Lots of aristocrats hired composers to write music for them. But some kings and nobles wrote music themselves, including King Henry VIII; Alfonso X; Frederick the Great and others.
1. Handel's Water Music was written for
the King of England
a duke in Germany
a French count
a Spanish nobleman
2.What instrument did Frederick the Great of Prussia play?
3. Hildegard von Bingen wrote music but was also a
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