Lecture Outline4 - 2 Handel as a keyboard player See...

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1 Lecture Outline – Lecture #4 – Handel Keyboard Suite HWV 430 (Reminder that short essay must be turned in at Turnitin.com by 11:59) 1. Notes on continued biography 1710 – Handel leaves Italy, and is appointed music director to the Elector of Hanover 1711 - Extended visit to London, including production of his Italian opera Rinaldo 1712 - Returns to London, where more operas are produced. Stays there. 1713 - Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate performed at St. Paul's. 1714 - accession of King George I 1717 - begins association with James Brydges at Cannons
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Handel as a keyboard player . See quotations in Best reading (CCH 214-215). Place of harpsichord music in Handel's oeuvre . Background of 1720 collection (Best, 217-218). Our example is Suite #5 in E major. 3. What is a harpsichord? 4. Our example – in some ways, not a conventional keyboard suite 2 Terms used during the discussion: Prelude ornaments arpeggiando (or "harpeggiando") Allemande duple metre binary form dense texture Courante triple metre binary form theme (or "thematic") Air Variations 3...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2009 for the course MUS 308 taught by Professor Parker during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto.

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