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  • And, I find it a very sad commentary on our world when newspapers, operas, symphonys and the like are closing their doors.

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  • Lord with some songs and symphonys, which were performed very finely.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 10: April/May 1661

  • I heard a good sermon of the Dean of Ely's, upon returning to the old ways, and a most excellent anthem, with symphonys between, sung by

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • So we sent to get a lodging for him, and I went up to my Lord, where Captain Cooke, Mr. Gibbons, and others of the King's musicians were come to present my Lord with some songs and symphonys, which were performed very finely.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • We sang some Psalms of Mr. Lawes, and played some symphonys between till night, that I was sent for to Mr. Creed's lodging, and there was Captain Ferrers and his lady and

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • W. sang some Psalms of Mr. Lawes, and played some symphonys between till night, that I was sent for to Mr. Creed's lodging, and there was Captain Ferrers and his lady and W. Howe and I; we supped very well and good sport in discourse.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Nov/Dec 1662

  • So i turn on the radio and, of course, its rachmaninoffs super scary symphony which is beautiful but-still - super scary and of course, there are 7 symphonys included, each of them scary and i wait anyway for minor to turn to major and it doesnt, as it is supposed to and i wonder, for an extended period of time, whether or not he could of called it the super scary symphonies, because certainly, he knew they were.

    i-claudius Diary Entry

  • A collection of songs for one two and three voices together with such symphonys for violins or flutes as were by the author design’d for any of them.

    The Library of William Congreve

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