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Dixit Dominus – Three Vesper Psalms, No. 1

George Fridrich Handel (1685-1759): Handel spent the years 1706-1710 in Italy, initially at the invitation of Prince Ferdinando de’ Medici, whom he had met during the latter’s visit to Hamburg in 1705. Despite Handel’s censures on Italian music during their conversations, Ferdinando was sufficiently impressed by his musicality to invite […]