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Handel's operas, 1726-1741

Author: Winton Dean
Publisher: Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting an overview of Handel's final operas by the world's leading authority, this book features chapters that offer synopsis and study of the libretto, discussions of the music, a performance history, and a comparison of different versions of the opera. It also provides a complete overview of the works.
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Named Person: George Frideric Handel; George Frideric Handel; Georg Friedrich Händel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Winton Dean
ISBN: 1843832682 9781843832683
OCLC Number: 70400407
Description: xx, 565 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, plans, music ; 24 cm
Contents: The rival queens 1726-1728 --
Alessandro --
Admeto, re di Tessaglia --
Riccardo primo, re d'Inghlaterra --
Siroe, re di Persia --
Tolomeo, re di Egitto --
The 'second academy' 1729-1734 --
Lotario --
Partenope --
Poro, Re dell'Indie --
Ezio --
Sosarme, re di Media --
Orlando --
Arianna in Creta --
Covent Garden 1734-1737 --
Ariodante --
Alcina --
Atalanta --
Arminio --
Giustino --
Berenice, regina di Egitto --
The last operas 1738-1741 --
Faramondo --
Serse --
Imeneo --
Deidamia.
Responsibility: Winton Dean.
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Detailed overview of Handel's final 22 operas - including major masterpieces such as Orlando, Ariodante and Alcina and the brilliant lighter works Partenope, Serse and Imeneo - by the world's leading  Read more...

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Together with the previous volume, Dean has provided an invaluable reference to what he no doubt sees as the essential point: keeping Handel's works alive on the stage for a long time to come. OPERA Read more...

 
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