Handel's Muse: Patterns of Creation in his Oratorios and Musical Dramas, 1743-1751

Handel's Muse: Patterns of Creation in his Oratorios and Musical Dramas, 1743-1751

by David Ross Hurley
     
 

This book represents the most thorough study to date of Handel's compositional procedures in his English oratorios and musical dramas. Exploring the composer's sketches and autograph scores, it offers fresh insights into the creative mind of one of the leading figures in Baroque music.See more details below

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This book represents the most thorough study to date of Handel's compositional procedures in his English oratorios and musical dramas. Exploring the composer's sketches and autograph scores, it offers fresh insights into the creative mind of one of the leading figures in Baroque music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198163961
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Oxford Monographs on Music Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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