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Handel - Super Hits


Release Date: 05/04/2004 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 92387   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Anthony NewmanEdward CarrollSteve HendricksonWilliam Neil,   ... 
Conductor:  Raymond LeppardJeanne LamonHartmut HaenchenPierre Boulez,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraTafelmusikC.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
2. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
3. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
4. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
5. Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Anthony Newman (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
6. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet), Steve Hendrickson (Trumpet), William Neil (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
7. Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
8. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Carolyn Watkinson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jean-Claude Malgoire
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
9. Joshua, HWV 64: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; London, England 
10. Messiah, HWV 56: Lift up your heads, o ye gates by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
12. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 

Sound Samples

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Allegro - Andante - Allegro da capo (Excerpts)
Air (Excerpts)
Minuet I & II (Excerpts)
Bourrée (Excerpts)
Hornpipe (Excerpts)
I. Ouverture
II. Bourrée
III. La Paix
IV. La Réjouissance
V. Menuet I
VI. Menuet II
I. (untitled)
II. Alla Hornpipe
III. Minuet
IV. Lentement
V. Bourrée
IV. Air (with 5 Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith") from Suite No. 5 in E Major for Harpsichord, HWV 430
Let the Bright Seraphim from "Samson", HWV 57
Andante larghetto from Berenice, HWV 38
Largo ("Ombra mai fu") from Xerxes
See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes (March) from Judas Maccabaeus (1746)
A tempo giusto (Lift up your heads from Messiah) from Concerto a due Cori No. 2 in F Major, HWV 333
Ouverture - Allegro ma non troppo (And the Glory of the Lord from Messiah) from Concerto a due Cori No. 1 in B-flat Major, HWV 332
Hallelujah from Messiah

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