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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (composer)



  • Existence: 1685 - 1759


George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), composer.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Maunder's reply to Burrows, 19980218

Reference Code: GBR/1849/FP/277/8/ii
Scope and Contents

The article concerns a Florentine piano maker mentioned in a letter of 1732 named 'Botro', and also discussion of Handel's organ concertos.

Dates: 19980218

MS score, Select airs of Handell's, by an unknown copyist

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9448
Scope and Contents

1 volume, MS score, 1730s, Select airs of Handell's (contemporary binding label), a selection of 25 arias from Tamerlano (1724), Rodelinda (1724), Poro (1731), Admeto (1726), Riccardo primo (1727), in a copyist's hand. Ownership inscription, 'Dss of Newcastle', i.e. Henrietta Pelham-Holles, Duchess of Newcastle (d.1776), wife of 1st Duke of Newcastle.

Dates: 1730-1740
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Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 1
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Collection 1
Baroque music 2
Keyboard instruments 2
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