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Handel: Concerto For Oboe, Etc / Holliger, Leppard, Eco


Release Date: 01/07/2008 
Label:  Philips Baroque Classics Catalog #: 426082   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Heinz HolligerJohn ConstableLeslie PearsonKenneth Heath,   ... 
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Holliger, a masterly interpreter, does not hesitate to embellish repeats. His playing and that of the other artists in this collection is exquisite, and the recording is naturally balanced."

Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
"Holliger, a masterly interpreter, does not hesitate to embellish repeats. His playing and that of the other artists in this collection is exquisite, and the recording is naturally balanced."

Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Oboe no 1 in B flat major, HWV 301 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
2. Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Constable (Harpsichord), Leslie Pearson (Organ), Kenneth Heath (Cello),
Neil Black (Oboe), James Brown (Oboe), Kenneth Sillito (Violin),
John Tunnell (Violin)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
3. Concerto for Oboe no 2 in B flat major, HWV 302a by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
4. Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1703-1705; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
5. Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3: no 3 in G major, HWV 314 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe), Kenneth Sillito (Violin)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
6. Sonata à cinque for Violin and Strings in B flat major, HWV 288 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kenneth Sillito (Violin)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1706-1707; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
7. Overture in D major, HWV 337/338 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Leslie Pearson (Organ), Kenneth Sillito (Violin), James Tyler (Chitarrone),
Kenneth Heath (Cello), Neil Black (Oboe), James Brown (Oboe),
John Constable (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 
8. Hornpipe in D major, HWV 356 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Neil Black (Oboe), James Brown (Oboe), Leslie Pearson (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  London 

Sound Samples

Oboe Concerto No.1 In B Flat, HWV 301: 1. Adagio
Oboe Concerto No.1 In B Flat, HWV 301: 2. Allegro
Oboe Concerto No.1 in B flat, HWV 301: 3. Largo
Oboe Concerto No.1 in B flat, HWV 301: 4. Vivace
Oboe Concerto No.2 in B flat, HWV 302a: 1. Vivace
Oboe Concerto No.2 in B flat, HWV 302a: 2. Fuga (Allegro)
Oboe Concerto No.2 in B flat, HWV 302a: 3. Andante
Oboe Concerto No.2 in B flat, HWV 302a: 4. Allegro
Oboe Concerto No.3 in G minor, HWV 287: 1. Grave
Oboe Concerto No.3 in G minor, HWV 287: 2. Allegro
Oboe Concerto No.3 in G minor, HWV 287: 3. Sarabande (Largo)
Oboe Concerto No.3 in G minor, HWV 287: 4. Allegro
Concerto grosso in G, Op.3, No.3: 1. Largo e staccato
Concerto grosso in G, Op.3, No.3: 2. Allegro
Concerto grosso in G, Op.3, No.3: 3. Adagio
Concerto grosso in G, Op.3, No.3: 4. Allegro
Sonata a 5 in B flat for Violin, Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, HWV 288: 1. Andante
Sonata a 5 in B flat for Violin, Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, HWV 288: 2. Adagio
Sonata a 5 in B flat for Violin, Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, HWV 288: 3. Allegro
Concerto grosso in C, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast": 1. Allegro
Concerto grosso in C, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast": 2. Largo - Adagio
Concerto grosso in C, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast": 3. Allegro - Adagio
Concerto grosso in C, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast": 4. Andante non presto
Overture in D, HWV 337/338
Hornpipe in D, HWV 356

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