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Music > The World Displayed

Original improvisations for piano by Tom Gally

Recorded in 2022
Cover illustration by Sara Gally

The World Displayed

Two Vessels on the Coast

Looking-Glasses and Hatchets

Palmetto Leaves

Tame and Wild Fowl

St. Catherine’s

Lemons and Oranges

A Very Fleet Horse

A Rock Under Ground

Nine Paces Long

They Learn Silence

Black Marble

Timbrels, Hautboys, and Fifes

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The world displayed; or, a curious collection of voyages and travels, selected and compiled from the writers of all nations was originally published in London in 1760.

The 1795 American edition can be read and downloaded for free at the Internet Archive: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7, Volume 8