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Handel

Author: Christopher Hogwood
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1985, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the personal life and musical career of George Frideric Handel, examines the development of his music, and analyzes his oratorios.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel; GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hogwood
ISBN: 0500013551 9780500013557 0500274983 9780500274989
OCLC Number: 12806100
Description: 312 pages : illustrations, map, portraits, pls., facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: Halle and Hamburg (1685-1706) --
The Italian years (1706-10) --
London : the heyday of opera (1710-28) --
London : the decline of opera (1729-37) --
London : the oratorios (1737-59) --
Handel and posterity --
Chronological table.
Responsibility: Christopher Hogwood ; chronological table by Anthony Hicks.

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A look back at the original Handel, providing a portrait of his life and music that blends the evidence from documents of all kinds with biographical observation. It contains a chronological table  Read more...

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