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    Music is not only sound at a specific time but it is emotion and ideas expressed to make an art form. Born February 23, 1685 was one of the greatest musicians that ever lived. George Frideric Handel is considered to be one of the greatest composers of the baroque era, his music was one of a kind, and his influence on music changed the world forever. 1 Born to a middle class Lutheran family the one month before Bach in Halle, Germany. Handel the fifth son was born to a father who was a surgeon-barber

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    George Frideric Handel

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    One of the Baroque period’s greatest composers, George Frideric Handel, lived an eventful, passionate and successful but sometimes tragic life, following his dreams even when the odds seemed against him. The intricate music of George Handel’s shows his great attention to detail and his critical judgment. This can all be seen though his compositions of operas, oratorios and his other various musical pieces. “The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshments

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    George Frideric Handel, the Famous Composer George Frideric Handel was born in Halle, Germany, on February 23, 1685. He died in London on April 14,1759 and was buried in Westminister Abbey. Handel was one of the famous composers of the Baroque Period. This great composer was mostly known very well for his English Oratorio, particularly the Messiah. His trouble in his operas that he made lied within his uncertain temper and uncertain lack of tact. Handel first learned how to play from

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    we were to rely on our works--my God, what would become of us?" His faith carried him through some of the toughest times. His early, middle, and late life all took different paths and formed a beautiful picture never forgotten. The life of George Frideric Handel resembled one has come to expect of a composer. Born as a son of a barber-surgeon on February 23, 1685, he showed musical skills from a young age. However, his father did not see why Handel should study music and pushed the study of law onto

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    Biography of George Frideric Handel

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    George Frideric Handel George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a baroque era composer, with an impressive repertoire of compositions. Handel didn’t grow up in a music rich environment, but in fact, he was forbidden by his father to touch any musical instrument, but found time when everyone else was asleep to play a clavichord he had smuggled to an upstairs room in the house. He grew up in Halle, Germany and at the age of 18, he traveled to Hamburg, and took a job as a violinist

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    George Frideric Handel 1685-1759 George Frideric Handel was born on February 23, 1685 in Saxony Germany to George and Dorothea Handel . Ever since Handel was younger around the age of five and six he wanted to study music, but his father disapproved of Handel's musical interest. Handel's father did not that that a job in the musical field would being in any realistic amount of income. Although, his father did not approve of his musical interest his mother did. She didn't see anything wrong with

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    The music of George Frideric Handel has been celebrated throughout time, especially his oratorio work. Handel’s oratorios are considered to be some of the best in existence. However, much discussion and reverence is given to his Messiah, while the others are not as commonly subject to this praise. Therefore, I will investigate the origin and creation of the oratorio, Esther by Handel, with focus on his music for the scene. I will argue that Handel expresses the drama and emotion of this biblical

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    Frideric Handel was the greatest composer during the Baroque period, one of his famous works was “Julius Caesar” the opera seria. George Frideric Handel was born on February 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany. Handel was known as the greatest composer during the Baroque era. Handel was most famous for the Messiah a English Ontario. This great composer also wrote the great opera seria known as “Julius Caesar” which was performed first in London, England in 1724. The opera seria quickly became popular and

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    George Frideric Handel was born February 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany, being born the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach. His father was 73 years old at the time of his birth. George, at a young age, had a passion for music, but his father wanted him to pursue a career in civil law. George’s father believed that music would not provide a real source of income and he would not even allow his son to own an instrument. Although his father objected, George’s mother, Dorothy, supported his love for music

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    George Frideric Handel's Water Music Not only is George Frideric Handel's Water Music extraordinarily beautiful, it also helped to establish the orchestral suite as a legitimate art form. Written to be performed outside instead of in a theater, it remains one of the most outstanding compositions in Handel's catalogue. Even though it is somewhat overplayed, the Water Music continues to be a very popular work of art. By nature of the venue this great work was to be performed in, Handel had

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