The Resource Handel, a celebration of his life and times, 1685-1759, edited by Jacob Simon

Handel, a celebration of his life and times, 1685-1759, edited by Jacob Simon

Label
Handel, a celebration of his life and times, 1685-1759
Title
Handel, a celebration of his life and times, 1685-1759
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jacob Simon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML141.L6
LC item number
H35 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
  • Simon, Jacob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Handel, George Frideric
  • Handel, George Frederick
  • Handel, George Frideric
  • Composers
  • Music
  • Music
  • Muziekleven
  • National Portrait Gallery (Londen)
Label
Handel, a celebration of his life and times, 1685-1759, edited by Jacob Simon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Handel : his life and work / Donald Burrows -- Handel : the manuscripts and the music / Anthony Hicks -- Handel and the orchestra / Jeremy Montagu -- The image of Handel. Handel described : a selection of accounts by his contemporaries ; Portraits of Handel -- Handel and the courts of Europe. Map : Europe after the treaty of Utrecht (1713) showing the cities visited by Handel ; Handel and his family ; Hamburg and the opera ; Handel and Italy ; Handel and Hanover -- London : the first decade 1710-19. Map : Handel's London ; Rinaldo : Handel's first visit to London ; Queen Anne's London ; Handel and Lord Burlington, "the Apollo of the arts" ; The celebrated Water Musick ; "Princ'ly Chandos" : Handel at Cannons ; The orchestra at Cannons -- The Royal Academy of Music 1719-28. The origins of the Academy ; The composers ; Librettists and designers ; "The three best voices in Europe" ; The operas ; Compeition and rivalries -- Italian opera and English oratorio 1729-41. The court of George II ; The opera revived ; The rise of oratorio ; Vauxhall gardens -- From Messiah to the Fireworks Music 1741-9. Handel and his friends ; In praise of Handel ; The instruments of Handel's orchestra ; Messiah : Dublin and London ; War and peace ; The royal fireworks -- The last decade 1749-59. The Foundling hospital ; The blind composer ; Death and burial -- The commemoration of Handel. The early biographies ; "No vice but the love of music" : Sir Samuel Hellier and the Sharp family ; The 1784 Handel commemoration ; The apotheosis of Handel ; Handel festivals : the nineteenth century ; Handel editions ; Handel in our time
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
296 pages, [24] pages of plates
Isbn
9780904017687
Lccn
86204380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15794056
  • (OCoLC)ocm15794056
Label
Handel, a celebration of his life and times, 1685-1759, edited by Jacob Simon
Publication
Note
  • Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Handel : his life and work / Donald Burrows -- Handel : the manuscripts and the music / Anthony Hicks -- Handel and the orchestra / Jeremy Montagu -- The image of Handel. Handel described : a selection of accounts by his contemporaries ; Portraits of Handel -- Handel and the courts of Europe. Map : Europe after the treaty of Utrecht (1713) showing the cities visited by Handel ; Handel and his family ; Hamburg and the opera ; Handel and Italy ; Handel and Hanover -- London : the first decade 1710-19. Map : Handel's London ; Rinaldo : Handel's first visit to London ; Queen Anne's London ; Handel and Lord Burlington, "the Apollo of the arts" ; The celebrated Water Musick ; "Princ'ly Chandos" : Handel at Cannons ; The orchestra at Cannons -- The Royal Academy of Music 1719-28. The origins of the Academy ; The composers ; Librettists and designers ; "The three best voices in Europe" ; The operas ; Compeition and rivalries -- Italian opera and English oratorio 1729-41. The court of George II ; The opera revived ; The rise of oratorio ; Vauxhall gardens -- From Messiah to the Fireworks Music 1741-9. Handel and his friends ; In praise of Handel ; The instruments of Handel's orchestra ; Messiah : Dublin and London ; War and peace ; The royal fireworks -- The last decade 1749-59. The Foundling hospital ; The blind composer ; Death and burial -- The commemoration of Handel. The early biographies ; "No vice but the love of music" : Sir Samuel Hellier and the Sharp family ; The 1784 Handel commemoration ; The apotheosis of Handel ; Handel festivals : the nineteenth century ; Handel editions ; Handel in our time
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
296 pages, [24] pages of plates
Isbn
9780904017687
Lccn
86204380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15794056
  • (OCoLC)ocm15794056

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