Handel : tercentenary collection
Up-to-date research papers by American, English and German scholars, from the Handel tercentenary conference in London.
Print Book, English, ©1987
UMI Research Press ; Macmillan, Ann Arbor, Basingstoke, Hampshire, ©1987
Conference papers and proceedings
xi, 308 pages : tables, music, facsimiles ; 25 cm.
9780835718332, 9780333428825, 0835718336, 033342882X
Research. Scholarship and the Handel revival, 1935-85 ; Sources, resources and Handel studies
Sources and Influences. Handel and his central German background ; The case for Handel's borrowings: the judgment of three centuries ; Why did Handel borrow?
The dramatic music and its background ; The staging of Handel's operas in London ; English traditions in Handel's Rinaldo ; The Royal Academy of Music (1719-28) and its directors ; Hendel's disengagement from the Italian opera ; New sources for the libretto of Handel's Joseph
Vocal. 'A club of composers': Handel, Pepusch, and Arbuthnot at Cannons ; Steffani's influence on Handel's camber duets ; Handel's Italian Cantatas; Some new sources
Instrumental. The orgins of Handel's opus 3: A historical review ; Handel and the organ concerto: what we know 250 years later ; Interpreting Handel's rhythmic notation-some reflections on modern Practice
Based on papers presented at a conference held at the Royal Society of Arts, London in July 1985