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Handel in Ireland, Vol. 1 / Cunningham


Release Date: 03/03/2017 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 478  
Composer:  George Frideric HandelAnonymousFrancesco GeminianiThomas Roseingrave,   ... 
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Bridget Cunningham marks St. Patrick's Day with a new harpsichord album that gives a glimpse into Handel's fascinating time in Dublin. In 1741, at the age of 56, following a financially difficult time in London and with fashions turning against Italian opera, Handel went to Dublin for nine months - a thriving musical city and the secon dlargest in the British Isles after London. The story of this fascinating trip is told in both music and detailed accompanying notes by harpsichordist and musicologist Bridget Cunningham. This disc is part of Cunningham's ongoing series with the ensemble London Early Opera, which has already seen releases of esveral volumes of Handel's music, including Handel in Italy and Handel at Vauxhall. Bridget Cunningham marks St. Patrick's Day with a new harpsichord album that gives a glimpse into Handel's fascinating time in Dublin. In 1741, at the age of 56, following a financially difficult time in London and with fashions turning against Italian opera, Handel went to Dublin for nine months - a thriving musical city and the secon dlargest in the British Isles after London. The story of this fascinating trip is told in both music and detailed accompanying notes by harpsichordist and musicologist Bridget Cunningham. This disc is part of Cunningham's ongoing series with the ensemble London Early Opera, which has already seen releases of esveral volumes of Handel's music, including Handel in Italy and Handel at Vauxhall. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
2.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Vo' far guerra, e vincer voglio by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
3.
Esther, HWV 50b: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732; London, England 
4.
Suite for Harpsichord in G minor, HWV 432 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
5.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
6.
Handel's Forest Music by Anonymous
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
7.
Pičces de clavecin tirées: Vivement in D minor by Francesco Geminiani
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
8.
Suite for Harpsichord No. 8 in G Minor by Thomas Roseingrave
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
9.
Sonatina for Harpsichord No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 6 by Charles Thomas Carter
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
10.
Der arme Irische Junge by Anonymous
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)
11.
Aileen Aroon by Anonymous
Performer:  Bridget Cunningham (Harpsichord)

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