Did Handel write symphonies?
No George Frederick Handel, composer of the Baroque Era -
Born - 23rd of February, 1685 in Halle, Germany
Died - 14th of April, 1759 in London, England
Buried in Westminster Abbey, London
Major works include - 47 Operas, 12 Concertos, 16 Oratorios.
Genres - Italianate operas, English oratorios.
Handel had lost his sight by the time he died.
He lived before they were invented. He wrote what he would have considered a symphony, that is, the instrumental introduction to an oratorio or opera. The first true modern symphonies with four or more movements did not appear until c.1765 six years after Handel died. The first important works of this kind were written by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and the English composer William Boyce (1711-79). Read More
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