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Handel

George Frederick. German name Georg Friedrich Händel. 1685--1759, German composer, resident in England, noted particularly for his oratorios, including the Messiah (1741) and Samson (1743). Other works include over 40 operas, 12 concerti grossi, organ concertos, chamber and orchestral music, esp Water Music (1717)

Handel

(language)
An imperative language with primitives for controlling parallel programs.

Used by Wayne Luk for work in compilation of programs to hardware (FPGAs).
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Leading Handel musicologists, historians and religious leaders featured in the docudrama include:
Part II consists of twenty years of essays from the Maryland Handel Festival (1981-2001) composed by musicologists (several each from Handelians Donald Burrows and Anthony Hicks) and some scholars in other related fields (Shirley Strum Kenny, William Weber) that have not been generally available to those not fortunate enough to attend the festival during those decades.
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That programme - punningly entitled Getting a Handel on the Jacobite Rebellions - will be performed by the Newcastle-based Avison Ensemble on Saturday September 4 in the impressive setting of Bamburgh Castle's Great Hall from 7.
The exhibition enhances the Foundling Museum's permanent social history displays as well as the rooms dedicated to Handel and William Hogarth, two patrons of the Foundling Hospital.
The building in London is now the Handel House Museum and Dr Hunter's theory is explained in the catalogue to its forthcoming exhibition Handel Reveal'd.
But Malcolm (Halliday) has had the vision to say there are some other fantastic oratorios Handel wrote.
It was simply a reaction of a dad who was protecting his children,'' Handel apologized.
While at the Golden Falcon (and daily drinking and pipe-smoking at the Exchange coffee house) Handel asked cathedral organist Edmund Baker for singers who could sight-read so he could try out the choruses.
With his second wife, musicologist Julie Anne Sadie, he lobbied to save Handel's London house, which led to the creation of the Handel House Museum.
George Frederick Handel was such a monster organ player that he reportedly could spin jaw-dropping works at the drop of a hat.
Handel was a showstopper, and so is the amazing Daniels.