Vol. 2: White, Harry.

Type: Notes

White, Harry. ‘Handel in Dublin: A Note.’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 2 (1987), pp 182-186.

This essay discusses the differences in ideological climate and conditions of musical performances in Dublin and London in the 1740s and so accounts for the success of Handel’s The Messiah in Dublin and its relative failure in London.