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“Sometimes it is impossible to guess why Handel was so scrupulous”: Handel’s versions of the aria ‘Thou art gone up on high’ in "Messiah"

Burrows, Donald (2011). “Sometimes it is impossible to guess why Handel was so scrupulous”: Handel’s versions of the aria ‘Thou art gone up on high’ in "Messiah". In: Hirschmann, Wolfgang ed. Aria. Eine Festschrift für Wolklfgang Ruf. Studien und Materialien zur Musikwissenschaft (65). Hildesheim: Georg Olms , pp. 280–307.

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Abstract

A detailed examination of then history and musical features of one aria in Messiah that Handel recomposed three times between 1741 and 1750. Includes a full parallel-text music example.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2011 Not Known
ISBN: 3-487-14711-4, 978-3-487-14711-6
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Music
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Item ID: 32773
Depositing User: Donald Burrows
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2012 12:20
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:24
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/32773
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