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Author Rooke, Deborah W.

Title Handel's Israelite oratorio libretti [electronic resource] : sacred drama and biblical exegesis / Deborah W. Rooke.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xxii, 256 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Combining the insights of present-day biblical studies with those of Handelian studies, this text examines the libretti of ten of Handel's Israelite oratorios and evaluates the relationship between each libretto and the biblical story on which it is based.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 -- Knowledge -- Bible.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 18th century.
Oratorios -- Analysis, appreciation.
Sacred vocal music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780191738050 (ebook) : No price
0191738050 (ebook) : No price