Handel's Oratorios from 1746 to 1757 (including Theodora and Jephtha) (Spring term) (MUS 05)

  • Day and time: Monday 11:00 - 12:45
  • Length of course: 1 term. Spring (10 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 30
  • Start date: 11 January 2021
  • Description:

    We will explore each work in turn. Taking one a week, we will listen to some of the music, and examine the work's distinctive features in the context of the evolution of Handel's dramatic genius. No prior knowledge required. A continuation of the classes held in 2015-20: old and new members welcome.

  • Format: Lecture

  • Tutor: Tony Watts
  • I am neither a musician nor a musicologist, but a music-lover: Handel's operas and oratorios are a personal obsession, which I enjoy sharing!

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