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A group surrounds a harpsichord playing instruments

Many members of the royal family were talented musicians

George III, King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)

Concert programmes, mainly of music by Handel, in the handwriting of King George III c. 1780-1820

RCIN 1140980

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George III gave many concerts of Handel's music in the Queen's Presence Chamber, often writing out programmes in his own hand. Handel's original music manuscripts were in the king's music library in c.1773 and are now in the British Library.