The Great And Good Mr Handel

Series exploring various aspects of Handel's life and work.

Episodes

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01Handel In Italy2010011520091214

Jonathan Keates focuses on Handel's early years in Italy when, as a budding young 21-year-old, he acquired sophistication and finesse from the enchanted land beyond the Alps.

Jonathan Keates focuses on Handel's early years spent in Italy.

01Handel In Italy *2009041320091214

Jonathan Keates focuses on Handel's early years in Italy when, as a budding young 21-year-old, he acquired sophistication and finesse from the enchanted land beyond the Alps.

02Handel And Relationships *2009041420091215

Ellen T Harris explores some of Handel's relationships - social and professional.

03Handel's Working Practices *2009041520091216

Donald Burrows asks what Handel's manuscripts tell us about his working practices.

Donald Burrows asks what the composer's manuscripts say about his work.

04Handel And Literature *2009041620091217

Derek Alsop explores ways in which Handel related his music to the texts he was setting.

05 LASTHandel And Nationality *2009041720091218

Suzanne Aspden explores Handel's uncanny ability to absorb musical and cultural influences.