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Handel as Orpheus

Voice and Desire in the Chamber Cantatas

by Ellen T. Harris

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750),
  • Chamber ensembles,
  • Choral music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Music,
  • Instruction & Study - Composition,
  • History and criticism,
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Music / Classical,
  • Cantatas,
  • 1685-1759,
  • 1685-1759.,
  • Handel, George Frideric,,
  • Homosexuality and music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670564M
    ISBN 100674006178
    ISBN 109780674006171

    CD Handel Water music Fireworks Orpheus Chamber orchestra digital-stereo. $ Shipping: + $ Shipping. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and Seller Rating: % positive.   The result is Harris' recent book, "Handel as Orpheus: Voice and Desire in the Chamber Cantatas" (Harvard), a combined study of the cantatas themselves, of the sexual subtexts within them, and of the 18th-century social context in .

    Classic FM's weekday afternoon presenter did not hesitate to name her favourite piece by Handel: the most famous of his coronation anthems. "It makes the hair on my neck stand up every time I hear it," says Anne-Marie."A spine-tingling, choral belter." Find out more, here. X. Handel Zadok the priest - The Sixteen - YouTube. K subscribers.   An author of scholarly works about George Frideric Handel () returns with a more general work about the prolific composer and his (Emeritus, Music/MIT;Handel as Orpheus: Voice and Desire in the Chamber Cantatas, ) notes from the beginning that Handel left few documents—letters, journals—about his personal life, so Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

    Orpheus, ancient Greek legendary hero endowed with superhuman musical skills. He became the patron of a religious movement based on sacred writings said to be his own. Traditionally, Orpheus was the son of a Muse (probably Calliope, the patron of epic poetry) and Oeagrus, a king of Thrace (other versions give Apollo).According to some legends, Apollo gave Orpheus his . est in relating Handel and the cantatas to their ori-gins in male-dominated social environments that fostered and accepted homosexual/homoerotic activity of their patrons. This portion of Handel as Orpheus can be construed as a gay or gender studies book on Handel because of its strong foregrounding of sexuality, and especially its construction.


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Handel as Orpheus by Ellen T. Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Handel wrote over cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments that describe the joy and pain of love. In Handel as Orpheus, the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Ellen Harris investigates their place in Handel's life as well as their extraordinary beauty.

The cantatas were written between and from the time Handel left his home in /5. Handel as Orpheus is exciting.”―Jeffrey Kallberg, University of Pennsylvania “A remarkable achievement.

Handel as Orpheus is a thorough study of Handel's chamber cantatas that situates the works within their social and cultural context. Handel's cantatas are arguably his most important works from the point of view of his development as a Cited by: Orpheus, for instance, to whom the young Handel was often compared, was often treated in classical antiquity not only as the patron of music but as.

Handel wrote over cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments that describe the joy and pain of love. In Handel as Orpheus, the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Ellen Harris investigates their place in Handel's life as well as their extraordinary beauty.

The cantatas were written between and from the time Handel left his home in Germany, through the. Handel wrote over cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments that describe the joy and pain of love.

In Handel as Orpheus, the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Ellen Harris investigates their place in Handel’s life as well as their extraordinary beauty. The cantatas were written between and —from the time Handel left his home in Germany, through the.

Even the social history portion of the text, investigating the homoerotically charged ambience of Handel's circles of patrons in Rome, Florence, and London, takes up no more than 15% of the book.

"Handel as Orpheus" is an earnestly scholarly inventory of Handel's cantatas, attempting to fix their dates and provenance, providing full /5(5). Now they have been raised with fresh urgency by a provocative new book, Handel as Orpheus.

” —Joshua Kosman, The San Francisco Chronicle “ At the core of Handel as Orpheus is a study of Handel’s continuo and instrumental cantatas, a subject Ellen Harris embarked on over 25 years ago.

Marshalling the results of archival and manuscript. By having Damon, Acis’s boon companion, hold his friend in his arms during the aria “Consider, fond shepherd,” he echoes a remarkable find in Harris’s book “Handel as Orpheus”—that.

The book, Handel as Orpheus, Voice and desire in the chamber cantatas, which will be published by Harvard University Press in February, claims that the joy and heartache of homosexual love is "the.

Handel wrote over cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments that describe the joy and pain of love. In Handel as Orpheus, the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Ellen Harris investigates their place in Handel's life as well as their extraordinary beauty.

The cantatas were written between and —from the time Handel left his home in Germany, through the Price: $   Abstract. In her book Handel as Orpheus, Ellen Harris argues that throughout his career in Italy and Britain, Handel was publicly associated with homosexuality and homoeroticism, through associations of him with the mythic musician of her key examples for this association is Louis François Roubiliac’s statue of Handel that was installed at Vauxhall Author: Thomas McGeary.

Handel wrote over cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments decsribing the joy and pain of love. In the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Harris investigates their place in Handel's life as well as their extraordinary beauty.

Handel wrote over cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments that describe the joy and pain of love. In Handel as Orpheus, the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Ellen Harris investigates their place in Handel's life as well as their extraordinary cantatas were written between and from the time Handel left his home in Germany, through the.

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Orpheus (/ ˈ ɔːr f iː ə s, ˈ ɔːr f juː s /; Ancient Greek: Ὀρφεύς, classical pronunciation: [or.pʰeú̯s]) is a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in ancient Greek religion. "It was believed by Aristotle that Orpheus never existed; but to all other ancient writers he was a real person, though living in remote en: Musaeus.

In her book of Handel as Orpheus, Ellen Harris argued that throughout his career ‘Handel was publicly associated with homoeroticism’. 1 She claims to find evidence for this association in many domains. She observes that the years between andwhen Handel was composing cantatas, coincided with years he spent under the patronage of aristocrats in Author: Thomas McGeary.

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Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. HANDEL AS ORPHEUS: VOICE AND DESIRE IN THE CHAMBER CANTATAS Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, pp. xi +ISBN 0 8 Contrary to rumours that circulated in advance of this book’s publication, Handel as Orpheus is not a monograph ‘about’ Handel’s sexuality.

Handel as Orpheus: voice and desire in the chamber cantatas by Harris, Ellen T. Publication date Topics Handel, George Frideric, Cantatas, Cantatas -- History and criticism, Homosexuality and music, Cantatas -- Texts Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to :. Even the social history portion of the text, investigating the homoerotically charged ambience of Handel's circles of patrons in Rome, Florence, and London, takes up no more than 15% of the book.

"Handel as Orpheus" is an earnestly scholarly inventory of Handel's cantatas, attempting to fix their dates and provenance, providing full /5(5). Now they have been raised with fresh urgency by a provocative new book, Handel as Orpheus.

-- Joshua Kosman San Francsico Chronicle [T]his book is both the first comprehensive musicological study of Handel's cantatas and a homosexual interpretation of their texts and music, reflecting the same-sex activities of the aristocratic circles /5(6).Chicago citation style: Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Signor Sestini, Ranieri De Calzabigi, A Andrei, Giusto Ferdinando Tenducci, Johann Christian Bach, George Frideric Handel, et al.

Orpheus and Eurydice: a musical drama in imitation of the ancient Greek theatrical feasts: as performed at the King's Theatre in the d by J. Jarvis, No.in the Strand, London.