The Great And Good Mr Handel

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

Episodes

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01Handel In Italy2009041320091214

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.

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.

02Handel And Relationships2009041420091215

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

03Handel's Working Practices2009041520091216

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.

03Handel's Working Practices20090421

04Handel And Literature2009041620091217

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

04Handel And Literature20090422

05Handel And Nationality20090423

05 LASTHandel And Nationality2009041720091218

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