Handel (Faber Pocket Guide)

Authors: Edward Blakeman
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Keywords: guide, pocket, faber, handel
Pages: 336
Published: 2009-03-19
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0571238319     ISBN-13: 9780571238316
Binding: Paperback
List Price: Unknown
  • Rating: 100%
A larger-than-life figure in his time, Handel's reputation has been less than steady since his death in 1759. Was he (in the words of Berlioz) just 'a great barrel of pork and beer', or (as Handel himself claimed) truly 'the master of us all'? Now, in this 250th anniversary year, there is more interest in Handel than ever before, with his operas experiencing fantastic renewed popularity. This lively new Pocket Guide goes in search of the composer who wrote "Messiah, the Water Music" - and much more.Handy for browsing and reference, key features of this title include: Handel's life: year by year; Handel's operas: a complete guide; essential Handel; picturing Handel; Handel on CD and DVD; and, Handel online. Edward Blakeman assesses how Handel's works have stood the test of time and why they can still speak thrillingly to us today. With recommendations throughout for listening, further reading, and web surfing, this is the ideal guide for music lovers who want to discover the great composer for themselves.

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