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Greatest Works - Handel / Koch, Creed, Knothe, Et Al


Release Date: 08/12/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 184292   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Mark AinsleyChristiane OelzePeter SchreierGundula Janowitz,   ... 
Conductor:  Helmut KochDietrich KnotheMarcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony OrchestraBerlin Singakademie,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by George Frideric Handel. Ensemble: Berlin Chamber Orchestra. Conductors: Marcus Creed, Dietrich Knothe. Soloists: John Mark Ainsley, Gundula Janowitz, Christiane Oelze, Peter Schreier. Includes work(s) by George Frideric Handel. Ensemble: Berlin Chamber Orchestra. Conductors: Marcus Creed, Dietrich Knothe. Soloists: John Mark Ainsley, Gundula Janowitz, Christiane Oelze, Peter Schreier. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Christiane Oelze (Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor),
Gundula Janowitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch,  Dietrich Knothe,  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 30 Minutes 23 Secs. 
2. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 18 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3. Utrecht Te Deum, HWV 278 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Inge Uibel (Soprano), Gisela Pohl (Mezzo Soprano), Michael Pohl (Organ),
Hans-Jürgen Wachsmuth (Tenor), Siegfried Lorenz (Baritone), Eberhard Büchner (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dietrich Knothe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Singakademie,  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; London, England 
Length: 20 Minutes 26 Secs. 
4. Jephtha, HWV 70: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
5. Jephtha, HWV 70: Minuet(s) by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
6. Jephtha, HWV 70: Take the heart you fondly gave by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Christiane Oelze (Soprano)
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7. Jephtha, HWV 70: Hide thou thy hated beams by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
8. Jephtha, HWV 70: A father, off ring up by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Length: 0 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9. Jephtha, HWV 70: Waft her, angels, through the skies by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Christiane Oelze (Soprano)
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10. Jephtha, HWV 70: Doubtful fear and reverend awe by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
11. Jephtha, HWV 70: Sinfonia by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12. Semele, HWV 58: Now love that everlasting boy invites by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Peter Schreier (Tenor), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Come, ever-smiling liberty by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
15. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Wise men, flattering by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Peter Schreier (Tenor), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
16. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
17. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Oh glorious prince! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Werner Stolze (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1745; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
18. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Werner Stolze (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
19. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Werner Stolze (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
20. Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: O the pleasure of the plains! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Gisela Fetting (Soprano), Hans-Joachim Rotzsch (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Length: 6 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Cannons, England (1718).
Composition revised: London, England (1736). 

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