Research materials

Handel scholars and enthusiasts have access to a growing repository of resources, including many digital and online materials. The following highlights select research materials that may be useful to anyone engaged in the study of Handel.


The Librettos of Handel's Operas: A Collection of Seventy-one Librettos Documenting Handel's Operatic Career. New York: Garland, 1989. Digital version available via the Hathi Trust Library.



The British Library hosts digitized copies of most of Handel's autograph manuscripts available for free through their online catalogue.



The Handel Institute maintains up-to-date listings of recent research, notable publications, and Handel scholars.