Monday, August 27, 2012

George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel(1685-1759), born in Halle, Germany; died in London, England; studied music early and enrolled at the University of Halle; served as organist at the Calvinist Cathedral; went to Italy(Florence, Rome, Venice) and continue to study composing sacred music and Italian operas. In 1710 he went to Hannover, Dusseldorf; then in 1719 he went to London and settled there until his death. He composed more than 40 operas, sacred music(Oratorios); instrumental music includes - concerti grossi, grand concertos, overtures, suites(Water music, the Royal Fireworks), chamber music etc.

Afganistan

Belgium

Congo, Republic of

Cyprus

Handel, Scarlatti, Bach, Efendi(Turkish musician)

Deutsche Democratic Republic(East Germany)

Deutsche Democratic Republic(East Germany)

Bach, Handel(300th birth anniversary), Henrich Schutz(400th birth anniversary) ** (1985 European Music Year)

Djibouti, Republic of

Vivaldi, Wagner, Handel, Haydn

Germany(1)

Germany(2)

300th birth anniversary(1985)

Germany(3)

Unofficail issue

Germany(4)

FDC - European Music Year(1985) and Bach & Handel 300th birth anniversary

Great Britain(England)

Water Music

Grenada Grenadines

Guinea, Republic of(1)

Guinea, Republic of(2)

Guinea, Republic of(3)

Guinea-Bissau, Republic of(1)

Guinea-Bissau, Republic of(2)

Guinea-Bissau, Republic of(3)

Hungary

India

Handel & Bach, 300th birth anniversary(1985)

Ireland(1)

300th birth anniversary(1985)

Ireland(2)

Kyrgyzstan

Liechtenstein

Water Music

Macedonia

Handel(250th death anniv.), Haydn(200th death annv.) - 2009

Mali, Republic of

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of

Monaco

Bach & Handel - 300th birth anniversary (1985)

Mozambique(1)

Mozambique(2)

Mozambique(3)

Panama

Paraguay

Romania(1)

Romania(2)

Sierra Leone

1. His Birthplace,Halle 2. The founding Hospital where he directed concert 3. Portrait by Hudson 4. Ranelagh Gardens where his music were performed 5. Marble statute by Roubiliac 6. His opera Flavio

Staffa

Tongo, P. R.

Turks & Caicos

The Music Hall, Dublin

Vatican, City of

YAR(Yemen Arab Republic)

Opera - Apprigina