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Handel Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks

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ISBN-10: 0521544866

ISBN-13: 9780521544863

Edition: 2005

Authors: Christopher Hogwood, Julian Rushton

List price: $28.99
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Description:

Christopher Hogwood here provides a study of Handel's best-known public music: the Water Music, written at the outset of his English career, and the Music for the Royal Fireworks, the last and largest of his orchestral creations.
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 166
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface
Credits and thanks
A note on editions and abbreviations
The character of the man
Politics and power
Water Music
The 'indebtedness' of Handel
The Concerti a due cori
Politics and peace
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel in other hands
Performance parameters
Sources of shared material
Notes
Select bibliography
Index