Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2012

656 Pages | 23 illus.; 54 music ex.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199737369

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Second Edition

Donald Burrows

Master Musicians Series

  • Comprehensive and balanced account of one of the most remarkable figures in the history of western music
  • Draws on an unusually rich legacy of contemporary documentary and musical sources
  • Author is recognized internationally as the leading authority on the life and music of George Frideric Handel

New to this Edition:

  • Revised appendices provide up-to-date reference material on the events of his life and his musical works
  • Updated to include recent research on the circumstances of Handel's life
  • Informed by modern performances of Handel's music, including the revival of his operas and experimentation with 'authentic' performance practices

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