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  1. What year was the Academy of Ancient Music founded and by whom?
  2. Name two instruments that can be part of the continuo.
  3. In which UK city is the Academy of Ancient Music office based?
  4. Who is the leader of the Academy of Ancient Music?
  5. The Academy of Ancient Music has many connections including Associate Ensemble, Orchestra-in-Residence and Research Partner. Name one of these connections.
  6. In 1974 the Academy of Ancient Music released its first recording, Thomas Arne’s Eight Overtures, but what was AAM’s second recording?
  7. Name all three of the Academy of Ancient Music’s Music Directors (get a bonus point for the years they started).
  8. What was the first disc the Academy of Ancient Music recorded under its own record label AAM Records?
  9. Name two differences between a baroque violin and a modern violin.
  10. In 2012 Academy of Ancient Music performed in a boat on the river Thames as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant. Which piece of music did they play?

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