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Handel as Orpheus : voice and desire in the chamber cantatas

Author: Ellen T Harris
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Handel wrote over 100 cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments decsribing the joy and pain of love. In the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Harris investigates their place in  Read more...

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Named Person: George Frideric Handel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen T Harris
ISBN: 0674015983 9780674015982 0674006178 9780674006171
OCLC Number: 56656259
Description: 448 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: "The ways of the world" --
Code names and assumed identities --
Women's voices/men's voices --
Pastoral lovers --
Cantata couples and love triangles --
Silence and secrecy --
Culmination of the private --
Epilogue: "True representation" --
Appendix 1: Cantata chronology --
Appendix 2: Texts and translations of the continuo cantatas.
Responsibility: Ellen T. Harris.

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Harris has written numerous scholarly studies on Handel's music. Here, she restricts herself to a discussion of his chamber cantatas from a social point of view, exposing the exclusive and secret Read more...

 
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