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The Handel Experience / Scimone, Koopman, Leppard, Gardiner, Et Al


Release Date: 06/24/2008 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 511586   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelLowell Mason
Performer:  Scott RossFelicity PalmerRichard MortonJohn Angelo Messana,   ... 
Conductor:  John Eliot GardinerJean-François PaillardRaymond LeppardHugh Wolff,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi ChoirMonteverdi OrchestraPaillard Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
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 
Length: 7 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
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 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Palmer (Soprano), Richard Morton (Tenor), John Angelo Messana (Countertenor)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Monteverdi Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
5.
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 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Thomas Pasatieri. 
8.
Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Olivier Baumont (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": 1st movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": 2nd movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": 4th movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": 5th movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
13.
Saul, HWV 53: O Lord, whose mercies numberless by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
14.
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 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
15.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Giovanni Antonini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Giardino Armonico
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
16.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
17.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 2, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
18.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
19.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
20.
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 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
21.
Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 3rd movement, Allegro moderato by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lily Laskine (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
22.
Sonata for Recorder and Basso Continuo in F major, HWV 369/Op. 1 no 11: 3rd movement, Siciliana by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord), Anner Bylsma (Cello), Frans Brüggen (Recorder)
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Recorder and Basso Continuo in F major, HWV 369/Op. 1 no 11: 4th movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Anner Bylsma (Cello), Frans Brüggen (Recorder), Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1726-1732; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
24.
Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
25.
Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ryland Davies (Tenor)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
26.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra Choir,  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
27.
Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Palmer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
28.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra Choir,  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
29.
Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Palmer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
30.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 9 in F major, HWV 327 - 3rd movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
31.
Concerto for Organ in A major, HWV 296: 1st movement, Largo e staccato by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
32.
Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
33.
Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3: no 2 in B flat major, HWV 313 - 2nd movement, Largo by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
34.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 6 in G minor, HWV 324 - 3rd movement, Musette by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
35.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
36.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
37.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
38.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 5, Menuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
39.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
40.
Water Music Suite no 3 in G major, HWV 350: no 2, Rigaudon by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 

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