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Handel at the Court of Kings Grace and Truth Books
  • ISBN: 9781-933573038
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 166
  • Publisher: Zeezok Publishing

Handel at the Court of Kings (Opal Wheeler)

$13.95 $11.50

Handel’s strange boyhood, clouded by the fact that his father did not want him to become a musician, makes for a story of absorbing reading. Soon he was playing before the greatest music lovers of Europe, dukes and kings included.

The selections of Handel’s music included here are those which are best understood and most apt to be mastered by young musicians who wish to follow in his footsteps. Opal Wheeler has once again given a highly satisfying and complete musical biography.

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Handel at the Court of Kings

Handel’s strange boyhood, clouded by the fact that his father did not want him to become a musician, makes for a story of absorbing reading. Soon he was playing before the greatest music lovers of Europe, dukes and kings included.

The selections of Handel’s music included here are those which are best understood and most apt to be mastered by young musicians who wish to follow in his footsteps. Opal Wheeler has once again given a highly satisfying and complete musical biography.

In the Great Composers Series, Opal Wheeler also wrote:

  • Robert Schumann and Mascot Ziff
  • Ludwig Beethoven, and the Chiming Tower Bells
  • The Young Brahms
  • Mozart, the Wonder Boy
  • Handel at the Court of Kings
  • Sebastian Bach, the Boy from Thuringia
  • Joseph Haydn, the Merry Little Peasant
  • Frederic Chopin: Son of Poland (Early Years)
  • Frederic Chopin: Son of Poland (Later Years)
  • Edward MacDowell and his Cabin in the Pines
  • Stephen Foster and his Little Dog Tray
  • Paganini: Master of Strings
  • The Story of Peter Tchaikovsky
  • Peter Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Ballet
  • Adventures of Richard Wagner

The Great Musician Series represents a milestone in homeschooling music history/appreciation education. This growing line of textbooks and supplementary materials focuses on the foundational musicians and composers that have had the greatest influence on musical composition and performance. These great masters have composed some of the most memorable and timeless musical pieces that we enjoy today.

The Great Musician Series pulls back the curtain to reveal the lives and times behind these great classical compositions. Explore the persons, places, and events that influenced the masters and the beautiful music they created. This series engages students of all ages, using all learning modalities, thereby providing the richest and most memorable learning experience for your children. We include a variety of materials that will help you deliver this wonderful musical education quickly and easily.

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