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Masters of the musical talent. Classical originality, masterpiece’s past & present.


George fredrick handel born in 1685 as a child he displayed major musical talent, studying the harpsichord organ and composistion. Self developing in the violin, he learnt how to play skilfully by himself. At the age of 10 he wrote a successful sonatas for two oboes and bass.


When Handel was 11 years old he went to perform before 2 Elector Frederick 3rd at Berlin who was impressed by the potential so much he proposed to send him to Italy to study a proposition. Handel’s dad did not lean towards the idea as he wanted his son to study law. whilst studying law at the university of Halle 1702 its recorded that Handel joined the cathedral of Halle and played as a organist. 

   A performance of Matthesons opera Cleopatra where Handle himself sustained the tenor part Anotony G.F. Handel: Choral Edition: Messiah (Watkins Shaw) – Paperback Edition Vocal Score

1704 the young talented individual he was studying and a success. He moved to italy and`spent a few years studying, visitinbg rome where he wrote an oratorio {Like an opera, an oratorio includes the use of a choir, soloists, an ensemble, various distinguishable characters, and arias} on Italian libretto iiTrionfo del tempo e disinganno 

He visited Naples and Venice where he produced the Italian opera Agrippina also Also Florence where the famous opera Rodrigo was produced.After all this Handel was appointed by Elector George a position as chapel master in Hanover. So in 1711 Handel was offered leave to go to England where he composed Rinaldo 

Produced 24/ 2nd/ 1711 at the Haymarket. Later in July 1711 he went back to Hanover only to return again in 1712, when he produced another masterpiecetheseus ii pastor fido. Handel had great favor in England after playing the birthday ode for queen Anne. Her majesty commissioned Handel to write a te deum and a jubilate in connection with the treaty of Utrecht they were both performed at St Pauls on the 7th July 1713 the court and the houses of parliament attended the state. 

Handel was offered leave to spend time in England but due to favorable awards Handel overstayed his time in England 2 years and eights months. When the tragic news of queen Annes death left him in a`unpleasant position dreading to return Hanover because the masterpiece utrecht te deum which the new Elector George 1st wouldn’t take to very well England became Handel’s permanent home there after.











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Contents JUST TO MENTION FEW OF THE ARTIST AND MUSICIANS IN THIS INVARIABLY ATTRACTIVE BOOK

BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: TOM HIGGINS

Domus: phyllida shaw 

Vanbrugh string quartet: Jessica Duchen

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  1. Paperback: 240 pages

  2. Publisher: Rhinegold Publishing Ltd (1 Aug 1991)

  3. Language: English

  4. ISBN-10: 0946890390

  5. ISBN-13: 978-0946890392


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