ClassicalRap is a forum for discussion of classical music from the Baroque era and forward.
ClassicalRap is a forum for discussion and information on classical music genres from the Baroque through the 20th Century eras in particular. Information will be provided on the various genres of classical music in these eras, and discussions will involve the lives of composers, their works, and standard and new recording releases. This is not a blog about Rap music.
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Help! The Handel is Baroque....or...
George Friedrich Handel (1685-1759)
...maybe not. Mozart actually updated Handel's Messiah Oratorio without all the Baroque period common ingredients, such as harpsichords during the recitatives.