IN THE REVIEW

A Handle on Handel

Handel

by Christopher Hogwood

Handel and his World

by H.C. Robbins Landon
Major anniversaries of great composers are apt to agitate the pens of journalists, critics, and musicologists, often with disappointing results. Occasionally we are confronted with an important study, which has of necessity been planned long in advance. More frequently an author, stimulated perhaps by a publisher with an eye for …