Editor at A-R Editions Inc.
`LaRue illustrates his main thesis very well by utilizing the
sources that he concisely describes in chapter 2: autograph
manuscripts, conducting and other manuscript scores, printed
librettos, and music printed within weeks or months of a
premiere...the significant material is found in LaRue's fine study
of Handel's creative process'
`insightful book...This detailed study investigates the influence of handel's leading singers on his composition process...LaRue's study is scholarship at its mystery-solving best'