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Release Date: 07/04/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000658402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Trevor Pinnock
Conductor:  Rafael KubelikKarl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraOrpheus Chamber OrchestraMunich Bach Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 3, La paix by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
2.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
3.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
4.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
5.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 5 in D major, HWV 323 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
6.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 12 in B minor, HWV 330 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
7.
Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
8.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Allegro-andante by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1715/1736; London, England 
9.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (Circa 1715 - Circa 1717). 
10.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1715/1736; London, England 
11.
Chaconne in G minor, HWV 486 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 

Sound Samples

Water Music Suite: Allegro-Andante-Allegro
Water Music Suite: Air
Water Music Suite, HWV 349: Alla Hornpipe
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351 (1749): La paix
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351 (1749): La Réjouissance
Serse / Act 1 HWV 40: "Ombra mai fù"
Solomon HWV 67 / Act 3: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Concerto grosso in D, Op.6, No.5: 1. (Larghetto, e staccato)
Concerto grosso in D, Op.6, No.5: 2. Allegro
Concerto grosso in D, Op.6, No.5: 3. Presto
Concerto grosso in D, Op.6, No.5: 4. Largo
Concerto grosso in D, Op.6, No.5: 5. Allegro
Concerto grosso in D, Op.6, No.5: 6. Menuet (un poco larghetto)
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 1. Largo
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 2. Allegro
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 3. Larghetto, e piano
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 4. Largo
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 5. Allegro
Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" [Harpsichord Suite No.5 in E HWV 430 "The Harmonious Blacksmith"]
Chaconne in G for harpsichord, HWV 435

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