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Handel's Oratorios and Eighteenth-Century Thought


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In this wide-ranging and challenging book, Ruth Smith shows that the words of Handel's oratorios reflect the events and ideas of their time and have far greater meaning than has hitherto been realized. She sheds new light on the oratorio librettists and explores literature, music, aesthetics, politics and religion to reveal Handel's texts as conduits for eighteenth-century thought and sensibility. This book enriches our understanding of Handel, his times, and the relationships between music and its intellectual contexts.

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Manufacturer:Cambridge University Press
Brand:Ruth Smith
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Studio:Cambridge University Press
EAN:9780521023702
Item Weight:1.6 pounds
Item Size:1.38 x 8.98 x 8.98 inches
Package Weight:1.84 pounds
Package Size:6 x 1.25 x 1.25 inches

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