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Title Famous composers. George Frederic Handel 1685-1759 / Academy Media ; [a film by Malcolm Hossick]
Published Venice, CA : TMW Media, 2006


Description 1 online resource (37 minutes)
Summary Handel was born in the small German town of Halle. His father was surgeon to the local ruler a certain Duke of Weissenfels. From an early age, he displayed a precocious musical talent. His local church organist was a fine musician and teacher, so Handel's talent was carefully nurtured. After a spell playing the organ in a local church he left for Hamburg determined to become a composer of operas. He met with immediate success, a success which He enjoyed for the rest of his life. He settled in England and became a national institution. The film outlines his life and is followed by a brief overview of his works
Notes Title from title screen (viewed July 19, 2021)
Performer Narrator, Malcolm Hossick
Notes In English
Subject Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 -- Criticism and interpretation
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Composers -- Germany -- Biography
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Educational films.
Educational films.
Biographical films.
Films éducatifs.
Films biographiques.
Form Streaming video
Author Hossick, Malcolm, filmmaker, narrator
Academy Media (Firm), production company.
Other Titles Handel