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Handel - The Ultimate Collection


Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 18502   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Scott RossFelicity LottMarilyn HorneLily Laskine,   ... 
Conductor:  John LubbockJean-François PaillardJohn Eliot GardinerRaymond Leppard,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. John's Smith SquarePaillard Chamber OrchestraMonteverdi Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Lubbock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. John's Smith Square
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
2. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
3. Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Monteverdi Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
4. Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Scott Ross (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
5. Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Monteverdi Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Italy 
6. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Lott (Soprano)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
7. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
8. Water Music, HWV 348-350: Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (Circa 1715 - Circa 1717). 
9. Water Music, HWV 348-350: Allegro-andante by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1715/1736; London, England 
10. Water Music, HWV 348-350: Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1715/1736; London, England 
11. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
12. Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3: no 2 in B flat major, HWV 313 - 2nd movement, Largo by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
13. Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 1st movement, Andante-Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lily Laskine (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
14. Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
15. Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Paul Elliott (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen,  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
16. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen,  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
17. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen,  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
18. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 

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