Water Music

George Frideric Handel, was born on 23 February, 1685 in Halle, Brandenburg.  Even though Handel was German-born and educated, the English like to claim Handel as their own (cheeky Brits). He was the star of the late Baroque era producing operas, oratorios and instrumental compositions.  The biggie and the most famous of all oratorios is of course The Messiah (1741), but I prefer his occasional […]

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