Handel in London : a genius and his craft
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New York : Pegasus Books, [2018].
Format
Book
Edition
First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
Physical Desc
xviii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
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2 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.

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Main Library - AdultBIO HANDEL, GChecked OutDecember 27, 2021

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Language
English
ISBN
9781681778815, 1681778815

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-396) and index.
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Presents an account of the composer's life after following his princely master to London, discussing the music-making and musicianship as well as the courts and cabals of eighteenth-century society.
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"A rich and evocative account of the life and work of one of the world's favorite composers. In 1712, a young German composer followed his princely master to London and would remain there for the rest of his life. That master would become King George II and the composer was George Friedrich Handel. Handel, then still only twenty-seven and largely self-taught, would be at the heart of musical activity in London for the next four decades, composing masterpiece after masterpiece, whether the glorious coronation anthem, Zadok, the Priest, operas such as Rinaldo and Alcina, or the great oratorios, culminating, of course, in Messiah. Here, Jane Glover, who has conducted Handel's work in opera houses and concert halls throughout the world, draws on her profound understanding of music and musicians to tell Handel's story. It is a story of music-making and musicianship, but also of courts and cabals, of theatrical rivalries and eighteenth-century society. It is also the story of some of the most remarkable music ever written, music that has been played, sung, and loved throughout the world for three hundred years. "--Dust jacket.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Glover, J. (2018). Handel in London: a genius and his craft (First Pegasus books hardcover edition.). Pegasus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Glover, Jane. 2018. Handel in London: A Genius and His Craft. New York: Pegasus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Glover, Jane. Handel in London: A Genius and His Craft New York: Pegasus Books, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Glover, Jane. Handel in London: A Genius and His Craft First Pegasus books hardcover edition., Pegasus Books, 2018.

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