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George Frideric Handel : a concise biography

Author: Malcolm Hossick; Academy Media (Firm); Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011]
Series: Famous composers.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program from the Famous Composers series introduces the life and music of George Frideric Handel, beginning with his childhood and early musical development in Halle, Germany. The film follows Handel to Italy, where he cultivated his serious interest in opera, and contextualizes the religious conditions that the Lutheran composer faced in the Roman Catholic country. Handel then moved to England where he enjoyed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Documentary films
Educational films
Internet videos
Nonfiction films
Named Person: George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Hossick; Academy Media (Firm); Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 773480926
Notes: Streaming video file.
Title from resource Web page (viewed May 24, 2012).
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
Description: 1 video file (approximately 36 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Handel's Beginnings (3:47) --
George Frideric Handel's Early Career (4:42) --
George Frideric Handel Travels to Italy (2:22) --
George Frideric Handel: Religion and Composition (2:13) --
Public Demands George Frideric Handel (4:16) --
Handel, an Opera Producer (3:11) --
Success and Support is High for Handel (2:40) --
George Frideric Handel Adapts Brilliantly to Change (2:24) --
George Frideric Handel Gains Royal Favor (4:02) --
Credits: George Frideric Handel: A Concise Biography (0:26) --
An Overview of George Frideric Handel's Work (5:42).
Series Title: Famous composers.
Responsibility: Academy Media ; written, produced and directed by Malcolm Hossick.

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This program from the Famous Composers series introduces the life and music of George Frideric Handel, beginning with his childhood and early musical development in Halle, Germany. The film follows Handel to Italy, where he cultivated his serious interest in opera, and contextualizes the religious conditions that the Lutheran composer faced in the Roman Catholic country. Handel then moved to England where he enjoyed great success and the Royal Academy of Music was formed to support his work. The film demonstrates how Handel adapted to changing English tastes by turning from opera to oratorios and gained an important place in British culture. (36 minutes) A streaming videorecording.

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