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London: The First Decade, 1711–19

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the first decade spent by George Frideric Handel in London where he became house composer for the Haymarket opera group and the Cannons house. However, before starting his work ... More


The Music, 1711–19

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyses some of the musical compositions of George Frideric Handel during his first decade working in London opera. It begins by examining Rinaldo, where Handel first attempted to adapt ... More


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