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The Handel Collection


Release Date: 06/27/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 685242   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelSiegfried Ochs
Performer:  Edward CarrollIgor KipnisLee SoperJoel Timm,   ... 
Conductor:  James GalwayEugene OrmandyRichard KappEdward Carroll,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of EuropePhiladelphia OrchestraPhilharmonia Virtuosi,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  James Galway
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
2.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eugene Ormandy. 
3.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 4, Andante in D minor by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eugene Ormandy. 
4.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eugene Ormandy. 
5.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eugene Ormandy. 
6.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eugene Ormandy. 
7.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eugene Ormandy. 
8.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 05/1983 
Venue:  Lehmann College, New York, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
9.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Edward Carroll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Soloists of Washington
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 5, Minuet no 1 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Edward Carroll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Soloists of Washington
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 6, Minuet no 2 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Edward Carroll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Soloists of Washington
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
12.
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 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
13.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet), Lee Soper (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1983 
Venue:  Lehmann College, New York, NY 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
14.
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 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raymond Leppard. 
15.
Cantata con stromenti: Dank sei dir, Herr by Siegfried Ochs
Performer:  Joel Timm (English Horn)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This work has been frequently been erroneously attributed to Handel. 
16.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Son nata a lagrimar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Beverly Wolff (Mezzo Soprano), Maureen Forrester (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Opera Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Venue:  Webster Hall, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Madre! Mia vita!" 
17.
Te Deum in D major, HWV 283 "Dettingen": Vouchsafe, O Lord by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bonnie Hartman (Cello)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1743; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
18.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1969 
Venue:  Great Packington Church, Warwickshire 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
19.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Sound an alarm! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Date of Recording: 05/1983 
Venue:  Lehmann College, New York, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
20.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Hallelujah by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
Samson, HWV 57: Awake the trumpet's lofty sound by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Piangerò la sorte mia by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Stephen Taylor (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
23.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bonnie Hartman (Cello)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
24.
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 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
25.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Sir Eugene Goossens. 

Sound Samples

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)
I. Allegro
II. Andante espressivo
III. Air
IV. Bourrée
V. Hornpipe
VI. Allegro deciso
Ombra mai fu (Largo from Xerxes)
La Rejouissance
Menuet I
Menuet II
The Harmonious Blacksmith (Air and Variations in E Major from Suite No. 5, Book I)
Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson
Sarabande from Suite in D minor for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.2, No.4, HWV 437
Arioso (Dank Sei, Dir Herr)
Piangero, Piangero from Julius Ceasar
Dove, dove, inumani - Son nata a lagrimar from Julius Ceasar
Vouchsafe, O Lord, To Keep Us This Day fromTe Deum in D Major, "Dettingen", HWV 283
See, the Conqu'ring Hero Come from Judas Maccabaeus (March No. 1, HWV 63)
Sound an Alarm from Judas Maccabeus
Hallelujah, Amen from Judas Maccabaeus
Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound from Samson
Where E'er You Walk from Semele
Eternal Source of Light Divine from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
Hallelujah!

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