Classic FM Handy Guides: Handel
One of the great Baroque composers, many of Handel’s works have remained steadfastly popular; his coronation anthem Zadok the Priest has been performed at every British coronation since 1727. This concise guide examines the key works and milestones of his life.
Classic FM’s Handy Guides are a beautifully designed, covetable set of six histories of standout subjects within classical music, each of which can be read and digested in one sitting, bringing the subject to life in an easily accessible format. Perfect for anyone new to the world of classical music as well as aficionados with busy schedules.
Published in partnership with Classic FM, the book will have a wide appeal to classical music fans of all kinds, seeking equally to educate, inform and entertain.
Developed by the team behind the bestselling Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music ... But Were Too Afraid to Ask, this book will appeal individually and as part of the complete collectible series, both as a gift and for readers wishing to explore each unique subject. Further titles include The Orchestra, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music, Opera, Film Music, Video Game Music, Ballet, Classical Recordings, Bach, Beethoven, Elgar, Mozart, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.