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Handel: Fast And Friendly Guide
Tuesday 23 February is the anniversary of the birth of George Frideric Handel. To celebrate his 331st birthday, here are 10 of his best pieces.
Separated by a wall and 200 years are the homes of two musicians who changed the face of music.
This Sunday at 9pm on 'Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Classical Music', Catherine Bott marks the 300th anniversary of the Coronation of King George I with this very important question.
Jane Jones revisits some pure entertainment from Handel. Full Works Concert, 21 August 8pm.
George Frideric Handel led a passionate, eventful and occasionally tragic life - but how much do you really know? Our handy facts gallery will shed some light on the great composer's life.