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Handel : Water music and Music for the royal fireworks

Author: Christopher Hogwood
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge music handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christopher Hogwood here provides a study of Handel's best-known public music: the Water Music, written at the outset of his English career, and the Music for the Royal Fireworks, the last and largest of his orchestral creations.
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Named Person: George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel; Handel, George Frideric <1685-1759> / Music for the royal fireworks.; Handel, George Frideric <1685-1759> / Water music.; George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel; Georg Friedrich Händel; Georg Friedrich Händel; Georg Friedrich Händel; Georg Friedrich Haendel; Georg Friedrich Händel; Georg Friedrich Händel; Georg Friedrich Händel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hogwood
ISBN: 9780521836364 0521836360 0521544866 9780521544863
OCLC Number: 60611021
Description: xii, 155 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, music ; 22 cm.
Contents: The character of the man --
Politics and power --
Water music --
The 'indebtedness' of Handel --
The concerti a due cori --
Politics and peace --
Music for the royal fireworks --
Handel in other hands --
performance parameters.
Series Title: Cambridge music handbooks.
Responsibility: Christopher Hogwood.
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