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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.

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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.

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"Hurley's book is a timely addition to the Handel literature."—Notes

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)

Meet the Author

David Ross Hurley is Assistant Professor of Music at Pittsburg State University

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