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Ultimate Handel - The Essential Masterpieces


Release Date: 06/12/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000895002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Daniel ChorzempaPhilip LangridgeElly AmelingAnna Reynolds
Conductor:  Karl MünchingerRaymond LeppardJaap SchröderDavid Hill,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraConcerto Amsterdam,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
2. Water Music Suite no 3 in G major, HWV 350 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
3. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
4. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
5. Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3/HWV 312-317 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
6. Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3: no 4b in F major, HWV 315 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
7. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 5 in F major, HWV 293 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Conductor:  Jaap Schröder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
8. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 6 in B flat major, HWV 294 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Conductor:  Jaap Schröder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
9. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 7: no 5 in G minor, HWV 310 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Conductor:  Jaap Schröder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1750; London, England 
10. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 7: no 2 in A major, HWV 307 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Conductor:  Jaap Schröder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1743; London, England 
11. Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Conductor:  Jaap Schröder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
12. Coronation Anthems (4), HWV 258-261 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir,  Brandenburg Consort
Period: Baroque 
13. Blessed are they..., HWV 268 "Foundling Hospital Anthem" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir,  Brandenburg Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
14. Messiah, HWV 56: Comfort ye my people by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
15. Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
16. Messiah, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
17. Messiah, HWV 56: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
18. Messiah, HWV 56: Amen by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
19. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
20. Messiah, HWV 56: All we like sheep have gone astray by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
21. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
22. Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Anna Reynolds (Alto)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 

Sound Samples

Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Ouverture
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Adagio e staccato
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Allegro - Andante
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Presto
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Air
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Minuet
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Bourée and Hornpipe
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major, BWV 348: Allegro
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in G Major, BWV 350: Menuet & Trio
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in G Major, BWV 350: Rigaudon I and II
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in G Major, BWV 350: Minuet I - Minuet II - Country Dance
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in D Major, BWV 349: Allegro
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in D Major, BWV 349: Hornpipe
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in D Major, BWV 349: Minuet
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in D Major, BWV 349: Lentement
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in D Major, BWV 349: Bourée
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351: 1. Ouverture
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351: 2. Bourrée
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351: 3. La paix
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351: 4. La réjouissance
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351: 5. Menuet I-II
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.1: 1. Allegro
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.1: 2. Largo
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.1: 3. Allegro
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.1: 4. Allegro
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.2: 1. Vivace - Grave
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.2: 2. Largo
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.2: 3. Allegro
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op.3, No.2: 4. -
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
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4: 1a. Andante
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4: 1b. Allegro - Lentemente
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4: 2. Andante
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4: 3. Allegro
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4: 4. Minuetto
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4bis: 1. Largo
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4bis: 2. Allegro
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4bis: 3. Largo
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.4bis: 4. Allegro
Concerto grosso in D minor, Op.3, No.5: 1. (without tempo indication)
Concerto grosso in D minor, Op.3, No.5: 2. Fuga (Allegro)
Concerto grosso in D minor, Op.3, No.5: 3. Adagio
Concerto grosso in D minor, Op.3, No.5: 4. Allegro, ma non troppo
Concerto grosso in D minor, Op.3, No.5: 5. Allegro
Concerto grosso in D, Op.3, No.6: 1. Vivace
Concerto grosso in D, Op.3, No.6: 2. Allegro
Concerto grosso in F, Op.3, No.2bis: Largo

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