Messiah, HWV 56 - The Composer's Autograph Manuscript in Facsimile

By: Handel, George Frideric

Price: £250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


In 2009, to mark the 250th anniversary of Handel's death, the British Library and Bärenreiter joined forces and made the autograph score of the "Messiah" available to the public in a meticulously reproduced, lavishly published facsimile.The renowned Handel scholar Donald Burrows introduces the characteristics of Handel's manuscript, describes the history of the work's composition, and explains the differences between later versions of the "Messiah", as reflected in the conducting scores. A two-page sketch from the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge completes the publication. Shallow 2cm indent on bottom edge of text block, otherwise a Fine unmarked copy of the Facsimile Full Score in publisher's decorated boards. 352 pages. Shipping Category: Book/Large Score.

Title: Messiah, HWV 56 - The Composer's Autograph Manuscript in Facsimile

Author/Composer Name: Handel, George Frideric

Categories: Facsimile Editions, Full Scores,

Publisher: London, The British Library: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Size: Landscape Folio

Seller ID: 004719

Keywords: Music Choral Facsimile