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Title The Cambridge Handel encyclopedia / edited by Annette Landgraf and David Vickers.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Music REF  016.78092 HAND/CAMB    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description xxii, 836 p. : ill., map, music ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Handel's music on CD and DVD": p. 760-776.
Summary "George Frideric Handel was born and educated in Germany, flourished in Italy, and chose to become British. One of the most cosmopolitan of the great composers, much of Handel's music has remained in the popular repertory since his lifetime, and a broad variety of his music theatre works from Italian operas to English oratorios have experienced a dramatic renaissance since the late twentieth century. A large number of publications devoted to Handel's life and music have appeared from his own time to the present day, but The Cambridge Handel Encyclopedia is the first resource to gather the full range of present knowledge and leading new scholarship into a single volume for convenient and illuminating reference. Packed with 700 informative and accessible entries both long and short, this book is ideal for performers, scholars, students and music lovers who wish to explore the Handelian world"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Landgraf, Annette.
Vickers, David, 1961-
Subject Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 -- Encyclopedias.
ISBN 9780521881920 (hardback)
0521881927 (hardback)