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Words for Handel

David Martin reads of the author behind his best-known oratorio

Charles Jennens: The man behind Handel's "Messiah"
Ruth Smith
Handel House Trust £8.50
(978-0-9560998-2-2)

THE Handel revival of the past decades - with the restoration of his reputation as one of the greatest opera-composers, and performances of his music far beyond the borders of the Reformation - has included a new understanding of the cultural context of his work, led by, among others, Ruth Smith, ...

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