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Handel

Author: Christopher Hogwood
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Handel remains one of the unchallenged geniuses of musical history. Yet many revealing and fascinating aspects of his work have been obscured by generations of adulation. This title takes us back to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bok
biografi
Named Person: Georg Friedrich Händel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hogwood
ISBN: 9780500286814 0500286817
OCLC Number: 938476025
Notes: Previous edition: 1984.
Description: 324 s. : illustrations, faks. musiknoter ; 24 cm
Contents: Map * Preface * 1. Halle and Hamburg (1685-1706) * 2. The Italian Years (1706-10) * 3. London: the Heyday of the Opera (1710-28) * 4. London: The Decline of the Opera (1729-37) * 5. London: The Oratorios (1737-59) * 6. Handel and Posterity
Responsibility: Christopher Hogwood.

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'Splendid ... Hogwood skilfully makes the man come alive through vivid descriptions of his professional relationships and public demeanour' - ClassicFM Magazine 'A clear, authoritative and striking Read more...

 
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