He has a natural ability to understand the breathing

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He has a natural ability to understand the breathing and phrasing cycle of the voiceoThis allowed him to write music for instruments in a different way than any composer before him due to his natural understanding of the voice as a musical instrumentHe wrote a great collection of concerti grossi (sets of musical instruments that feature cleverly blended harmonies and rhythmsoIt earned him a well-deserved credit and respect amongst his colleaguesWriting operas and oratorios assured him a prominent place in the history of musicWriting music for solo voices and choruses reflected on the mastery of composing musicHe was able to achieve the greatest impact on his audiences by maximizing the use and potentialof the singers in his productionsoThese vocal textures were highlighting the libretto (plot of the corresponding opera or oratorio)After his return to Italy, operas were highly fashionable in the continental Europe and opera houses were continuously sold outAt the time, he was working for George Ludwig (Elector of Hannover at the time)He began to use his newly acquired skills to write operas in the Italian styleoModern audiences followed this musical trend and that attracted enough interest to support the growing musical novelty
This was a great opportunity for him to offer something new and refreshing to the audiencesHis new operas in the Italian style were a new and profitable musical enterpriseHis first opera was named AlmiraoIt was premiered in the beginning of the 1700soIt was completely written in the Italian styleHis visit to London was financially profitable and successful from a musical standpoint, and it wasa great introduction to the very demanding audienceoThe audience insisted that he remained in London to present more works He decided to present another opera = RinaldoIt was premiered in LondonHe decided to return to Hannover because he was working for the Elector of Hannover, who then became King of EnglandoHe became Court Composer of the King of EnglandThis gave him other duties such as being the Director of the newly created Royal Academy of MusicHandel became a British citizen in 1726by request of the kingBy 1730the London audiences began to shift their musical tasteoItalian operas were not as favored by the London audiencesAt this point, he thought that oratorios could generate musical interest and be financially successful for everybodyoCreative way to keep singers in town after the end of the opera seasonIn 1732, he premiered an oratorio called EstheroEnglish oratorio based on a religious story from the BibleoIt was a great innovation since composers use Latin, or other languages for their workGiven the success of this new genre of music, he decided to continue writing this style of music instead of operas Oratorios are different from operas because they are not as elaborate in terms of production as the operas at the time oIt was mostly singing on stage with an orchestra and chorus that had no staging or

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