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By Paul Henry Lang

Simply because I spent my youth in Leipzig, a urban which resounds with echoes of Bach and the complete musical global, i've got continually had the assumption of 1 day getting ready a pictorial heritage of song. This current publication is the outcome; it combines parts of my specialist lifestyles as a photo historian and my deepest lifestyles as a cheerful lover of music.
A pictorial background of tune can by no means be in simple terms an image album, notwithstanding, for no volume of illustrative fabric can on its own create a significant landscape of track. There has to be, as well as photographs, an intrinsic plan, a unified perspective which the reader can take hold of and use to accomplish comprehension

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His music, inspired hij Italian forms, German expressed the depths of Protestant religious feeling. Schiitz among kirche of his singers in Dresden. the Schloss- His church concertos were precursors of the German cantatas. Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680), a learned Jesuit priest of the 17th century, a treatise on music. Robert Fludd's Temple of Music related har- mony Musk: Art or Baroque Science opera and the expression of to architectural proportions. oratorio excelled in human emotions. But Conversely in the became scientists phenomena interested of music.

In 1712 Handel of his return to Hanover invited Handel moved to London; after the House of Han- over assumed the English crown in 1714, Handel remained of his life, in in London until the end 1759. 51 HANDEL'S OPERAS Jaiws Scholz In England Handel stepped into a bee- hive of activity. Italian opera Italian singers ruled lish librettos — was the rage, even the use of Eng- had been abandoned without a Italian opera had be- murmur. By 1711 the come firmly established in the Haymarket Theater, and in the same year the English Carol Broschi, called Farinelli, in a managers of the Drury Lane Theater de- female cided to discontinue the production of English This operatic with coincided frenzy was responsible for the prodigious success of the South Sea Company.

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