Handel's Israelite oratorio libretti : sacred drama and Biblical exegesis /
"Handel's Israelite oratorios are today little known among non-specialists, but in their own day they were unique, pioneering and extremely popular. Dating from the period 1732-1752, they combine the musical conventions of Italian opera with dramatic plots in English that are adaptations o...
|Author / Creator:||Rooke, Deborah W.|
|Imprint:||Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.|
|Description:||xxii, 256 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Subject:||Handel, George Frideric, -- 1685-1759. -- Oratorios.|
Händel, Georg Friedrich, -- 1685-1759.
Oratorios (Handel, George Frideric)
Oratorios -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Altes Testament (Motiv)
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8771716|