We’ll hear how composers have reused their own tunes and ideas, and what ideas they’ve borrowed from others. Plus, we’ll hear several instances of contrafacta.
Notable recordings of George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah."
This week we discuss versions of the story Acis and Galatea by Lully, Literes, Handel, and Naumann, as well as a new release of Buxtehude’s organ music.
A search for sins after the Inquisition in the vocal music of George Frideric Handel, plus a new release of forgotten arias by Baldassare Galuppi.