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Handel Greatest Hits


Release Date: 03/24/2009 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 742563   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James GalwayEdward CarrollWilliam NeilIgor Kipnis,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyRichard KappRaymond LeppardJulius Rudel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of EuropePhiladelphia OrchestraEnglish Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
2.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
3.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
4.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet), William Neil (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
5.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 5, Minuet no 1 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet), William Neil (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
6.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 6, Minuet no 2 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet), William Neil (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
7.
Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Igor Kipnis (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
8.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
9.
Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
10.
Dank sei dir, Herr by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Joel Timm (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
11.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Piangerò la sorte mia by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Stephen Taylor (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
12.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Son nata a lagrimar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Beverly Wolff (Mezzo Soprano), Maureen Forrester (Alto)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
13.
Te Deum in D major, HWV 283 "Dettingen": Vouchsafe, O Lord by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bonnie Hartman (Cello)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1743; London, England 
14.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
15.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Sound an alarm! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
16.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Hallelujah by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
17.
Samson, HWV 57: Awake the trumpet's lofty sound by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
18.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bonnie Hartman (Cello)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
19.
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74: Eternal source of light by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; London, England 
20.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Monica Sinclair (Alto), Giorgio Tozzi (Bass), Jon Vickers (Tenor),
Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McCarthy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
21.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
22.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 4, Andante in D minor by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
23.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
24.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
25.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 

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