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By Donna Leon

While acclaimed novelist Donna Leon isn't really conjuring up stories of crime and corruption in Venice, or reveling in scrumptious food, she is hearing tune. For Leon, customer of conductor Alan Curtis and his celebrated orchestra Il Complesso Barocco, that sometimes ability the paintings of her favourite composer, George Frideric Handel.

Over the years, Leon has spotted that the nice musician crammed his operas with arias that make connection with animals; wealthy in symbolism, the perceived virtues and vices of the lion, bee, nightingale, snake, elephant, and tiger, between others, resonate in his works. InHandel's Bestiary, Leon attracts on her love of Handel and her services in medieval bestiaries--illustrated collections of animal stories--to gather a bestiary of her personal. Twelve chapters hint twelve animals via heritage, mythology, and the arias. each one is joined through whimsical unique illustrations through German painter Michael Sowa, and an accompanying CD comprises each one aria, expertly recorded by way of Il Complesso Barocco. a desirable, totally unique book,Handel's Bestiarysprings to lifestyles with Leon's wisdom, ardour, and wit.

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