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Handel and his world

Author: H C Robbins Landon
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H C Robbins Landon
ISBN: 0316513601 9780316513609
OCLC Number: 11394770
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 p. : ill., ports., music, facsims. ; 28 cm.
Contents: The early years 1685-1706 --
Handel in Italy 1706-1710 --
Kapellmeister in Hanover & the first British sojourn 1710-1714 --
The Water Musick years 1714-1718 --
The Alpine Faun & the Royal Academy 1719-1728 --
The coronation music of 1727 --
The second Italian interlude 1729 & the decline of opera in London 1730-1736 --
The rise of oratorio & the queen's funeral anthem 1737 --
The heroic years 1737-1741 --
The Irish interlude & Messiah 1741-1742 --
Messiah in London & the Foundling Hospital 1743 --
The age of Samson 1743-1748 --
The Fireworks musick 1749-1750 --
Jephtha & the final harvest 1751-1759.
Responsibility: H.C. Robbins Landon.

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