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Unformatted text preview: Italian culture on Handel and his audiences. Here are some of the important names and ideas in the film:- the “Grand Tour”- the Earl of Burlington- the castrato Nicolini, who starred in Rinaldo , the Italian opera which was Handel’s first great success in London.- the notion of castrato singers- the Duke of Chandos- Acis and Galatea -the short English opera from around 1718- the creation of the Royal Academy of Music- the composer Bononcini- a famous da capo aria from Handel’s Giulio Cesare, sung by Cleopatra. It’s called “V’adoro pupille.”...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2009 for the course MUS MUS204 taught by Professor Parker during the Winter '09 term at University of Toronto.
- Winter '09