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Handel: The Top 40 Greatest Hits

Handel Top 40 Greatest Hits / Various
Release Date: 04/03/2009 
Label:  Abc Classics   Catalog #: 4763335   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David HobsonGraham PusheeTeddy Tahu RhodesJamie Hey,   ... 
Conductor:  David MeashamAnthony WalkerPaul DyerGraham Abbott,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sirius String Quartet
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  David Measham
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
2. Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
4. Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Va tacito e nascosto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Graham Pushee ()
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
6. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7. Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound - Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in C minor, HWV 326 - 5th movement, Siciliana by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jamie Hey (Cello), Ben Dollman (Violin), Lucinda Moon (Violin)
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Venue:  Eugene Goossens Hall in the Australian B 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
9. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: V'adoro pupille by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11. Laudate pueri Dominum in D major, HWV 237: Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emma Kirkby ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
12. Jephtha, HWV 70: Waft her, angels, through the skies by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13. Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz Kamirski
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
14. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 4, Andante in D minor by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15. Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76: The trumpets loud clangour by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
16. Alcina, HWV 34: Verdi prati by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sally-Anne Russell ()
Conductor:  Nicholas Milton
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
17. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
18. Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Angus [Tenor Vocal] Young ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sirius String Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
19. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Geoffrey Payne (Trumpet), Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz Kamirski
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
20. Suite for Harpsichord in G minor, HWV 432: no 6, Passacaglia by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John O'Donnell (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
21. Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
22. Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected - Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alexandra Sherman ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
23. Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 1st movement, Andante-Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Slava Grigoryan (Guitar), Leonard Grigoryan (Guitar)
Conductor:  Benjamin Northey
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
24. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sara Macliver ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
25. Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: Love in her eyes sits playing by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
26. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 2, Adagio e staccato by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
27. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
28. Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
29. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
30. Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
31. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 10 in D minor, HWV 328 - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jamie Hey (Cello), Ben Dollman (Violin), Lucinda Moon (Violin)
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Venue:  Eugene Goossens Hall in the Australian B 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
32. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Sound an alarm! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Hobson ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
33. Semele, HWV 58: O Sleep, why dost thou leave me? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
34. Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Paul McMahon ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
35. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Graham Abbott
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Austral 
Length: 0 Minutes 57 Secs. 
36. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Piangerò la sorte mia by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
37. Semele, HWV 58: Hence, Iris, hence away by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sally-Anne Russell ()
Conductor:  Nicholas Milton
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
38. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 11 in A major, HWV 329 - 1st movement, Andante larghetto e staccato by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jamie Hey (Cello), Ben Dollman (Violin), Lucinda Moon (Violin)
Conductor:  Paul Dyer
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Venue:  Eugene Goossens Hall in the Australian B 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
39. Joshua, HWV 64: O had I Jubal's lyre by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Shu-Cheen Yu ()
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
40. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Anthony Walker
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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