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Handel For The Holidays


Release Date: 10/15/1996 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454608   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerJohn Eliot GardinerRaymond LeppardIona Brown,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsEnglish Baroque SoloistsI Musici,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6.
Jephtha, HWV 70: Sinfonia by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 1 in G major, HWV 319 - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 2, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 3 Secs. 
10.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 3, La paix by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
11.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Oboe no 1 in B flat major, HWV 301 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 6 in G minor, HWV 324 - 3rd movement, Musette by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14.
Hornpipe in D major, HWV 356 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
15.
Alcina, HWV 34: Menuett I by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast": 4th movement, Andante non presto by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
17.
Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 1st movement, Andante-Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Marcel Couraud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Antiqua Musica
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
18.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
19.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 

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