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Bear Essentials - Handel Classics


Release Date: 05/25/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 2415   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sophie YatesJames GilchristCatherine BottLynne Dawson,   ... 
Conductor:  Simon StandageRichard HickoxSir Alexander GibsonMatthias Bamert,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90Collegium Musicum 90 ChoirScottish Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
2.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90,  Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
3.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
4.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
5.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 5 in D major, HWV 323 - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
6.
Water Music Suite no 3 in G major, HWV 350: no 4, Gigue by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
7.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
8.
Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
9.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
10.
La terra è liberata, HWV 122 "Apollo e Dafne": Mia piante correte by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Language: Italian 
11.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
12.
Saul, HWV 53: Dead March by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Matthias Bamert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
13.
Messiah, HWV 56: The trumpet shall sound by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
14.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 1 in G major, HWV 319 - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
15.
Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
16.
Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
17.
Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
18.
Dank sei dir, Herr by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
19.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
20.
Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
21.
Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
22.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
23.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90,  Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Language: English 
24.
Tolomeo, HWV 25: Non lo dirò con labbro "Silent Worship" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James Gilchrist (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1728; London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: This work is also known to English language audiences as "Silent Worship" with new words by Arthur Somervell.
Arrangers: Stephen Hogger; Jack Byfield. 
25.
Suite for Harpsichord in G major, HWV 441: no 1, Allemande by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
26.
Tra le fiamme, HWV 170: Tra le fiamme by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Catherine Bott (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Italy 
Language: Italian 
27.
Chandos Anthems: no 1, Oh be joyful in the Lord, HWV 246 - Be ye sure that the Lord he is God by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lynne Dawson (Soprano), Ian Partridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
28.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 3, Menuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
29.
Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen,  The Sixteen Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Italy 
Language: Latin 
30.
Suite for Harpsichord in B flat major, HWV 434: no 2, Sonata by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sophie Yates (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
31.
Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo in G minor, HWV 390/Op. 2 no 5 (6): Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (Circa 1717 - Circa 1722). 
32.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
33.
Chandos Anthems: no 3, Have mercy upon me, HWV 248 - Make me a clean heart, o God by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lynne Dawson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
34.
La terra è liberata, HWV 122 "Apollo e Dafne": Una Guerra ho dentro il seno by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708; Italy 
35.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 3 in E minor HWV 321 - Allegro ma non troppo by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
36.
Chandos Anthems: no 2, In the Lord I put my trust, HWV 247 - Behold! the wicked bend their bow by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen,  The Sixteen Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
37.
Crudel tiranno amor, HWV 97: Crudel tiranno amor by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1722; England 
38.
Chandos Anthems: no 10, The Lord is my Light, HWV 255 - The Lord is my strength and my shield by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (1717 - 1718). 
39.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 9 in F major, HWV 327 - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Yuli Turovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici de Montreal
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
40.
Trio Sonatas (7) for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo, Op. 5: no 7 in B flat major, HWV 402 - Allegro ma by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (Circa 1737 - Circa 1738). 

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