Handel's Muse: Patterns of Creation in His Oratorios and Musical Dramas, 1743-1751
ISBN: 0198163967
EAN13: 9780198163961
Language: English
Pages: 312
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: OUP Oxford

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

Book Overview
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.