When Handel came to London in the employ of George of Hanover, later the
British King George I, London was enthralled by things Roman--Roman art,
architecture, and Italian music. Handel's first works in England were
Italian operas. The program sets the stage against which music was written
in terms of the aristocratic tastes of the time, the fondness for operatic
stars (particularly castrati and sopranos), the political background that
gave rise to Handel's Water Music and his anthems, particularly Zadok the
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Impact in the real world...
What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.
"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."