Handel's Water Music

Handel's Water Music

Recreating A Royal Spectacular

DVD - 2005
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The renowned London biographer Peter Ackroyd narrates the ambitious attempt of a team of historical experts to discover the remarkable story behind the 1717 premiere of Handel's Water Music on the Thames. The result is the second-ever performance on the river, filmed in costume on a regal-style period barge against the backdrop of the present-day Thames from Whitehall to Chelsea.
Publisher: Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, [c2005]
Branch Call Number: DVD 780.92 HAN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 78 min.) :,sd, col. ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 booklet (17 p. ; 18 cm.).
Alternative Title: Recreating a royal spectacular


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