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The Enlightenment.

[German : auf, up (from Middle High German ūf, from Old High German; see upo in Indo-European roots) + Klärung, a making clear (from klären, to make clear, from Middle High German klæren, from klār, clear, from Latin clārus; see clear).]


(Historical Terms) the Enlightenment, esp in Germany


(ˈaʊfˌklɛ rʊŋ)

n. German.
the Enlightenment.
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Recent engagements include Faure's Requiem with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Handel's Messiah with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the world premiere of Alexander Raskatov's Green Mass with the London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO), and concerts in Notre Dame Cathedral, the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Singapore.
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