By George Frideric Handel Vocal Full Score Item: 06-449653

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One of Handel's rare ventures into comedy, Xerxes parodies the conventions of opera seria. Love triangles, swaggering heroism, and all manner of operatic pretensions receive a playful tweaking. Handel's subtle humor never descends into farce, however, and the work possesses all the dramatic intensity and depth of character portrayal found in a serious opera.

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Series: Dover Edition
Composed by: George Frideric Handel
Instrument: Voice
Format: Full Score
Item Number: 06-449653
ISBN 10: 0-486-44965-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-486-44965-4
UPC: 9780486449654

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