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Handel - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64066   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Igor KipnisWynton MarsalisEdita GruberovaAlbert de Klerk
Conductor:  Raymond LeppardEugene OrmandyHartmut HaenchenAndré Rieu,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraC.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
2. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost 
3. Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Igor Kipnis (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
4. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5. Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
Notes: Orchestrated: Raymond Leppard
This selection is a DDD recording. 
6. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
7. Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
8. Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Albert de Klerk (Organ)
Conductor:  André Rieu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
9. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
10. Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74: Eternal source of light by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; London, England 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
13. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
14. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 5, Menuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
15. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
16. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
17. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 

Sound Samples

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
3. (Allegro) - Andante - (Allegro) da capo
5. Air
6. Minuet
7. Bourree
8. Hornpipe
Largo from Xerxes
1. Ouverture
5. La rejouissance. Allegro
The Harmonious Blacksmith (Air and Variations in E Major from Suite No. 5, Book I)
Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson (Voice)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.2, No.4, HWV 437
I. (untitled)
II. Alla Hornpipe
III. Minuet
IV. Lentement
V. Bourrée
II. Allegro from Concerto in F Major for Organ and Orchestra, No. 13, HWV 295 - The Cuckoo and the Nightingale (Excerpt)
Minuet from Berenice
See, the Conqu'ring Hero Come from Judas Maccabaeus
Eternal Source of Light Divine from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
Hallelujah Chorus - From the "Messiah" (Voice)

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