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Handel: Water Music - Masterpieces

Handel / Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra / Gardiner
Release Date: 08/27/2013 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 2564651683   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelLowell MasonAnonymous
Performer:  John Angelo MessanaFelicity PalmerRichard [Tenor Vocal] MortonFelicity Lott,   ... 
Conductor:  John Eliot GardinerJean-François PaillardRaymond LeppardHugh Wolff,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti VenetiLes Musiciens du Louvre
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 44 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
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Water Music: Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Water Music: Menuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
4.
Water Music: Rigaudon by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
6.
Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Angelo Messana (), Felicity Palmer (), Richard [Tenor Vocal] Morton ()
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Lott ()
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
8.
Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6 No. 6: Musette by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Thomas Hampson ()
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
10.
Suite 4 in D minor: Sarabande, Variations 1 & 2 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Olivier Baumont (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1705 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
13.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Giovanni Antonini
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
14.
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Bourrée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
15.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
16.
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Minuets 1 & 2 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
17.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sumi Jo ()
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
18.
Harp Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4 No. 6: 3. Allegro moderato by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lily Laskine (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19.
Messiah: Symphony by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
20.
Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ryland Davies ()
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
21.
Messiah: Rejoice greatly by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Palmer ()
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
22.
Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Felicity Palmer ()
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
23.
Concerto grosso in F major, Op. 6 No. 9: Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
24.
Organ Concerto No. 14, HWV 296: Largo by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ton Koopman (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
25.
Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Natalie Dessay ()
Conductor:  William Christie
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
26.
Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3/HWV 312-317 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 52 Minutes 26 Secs. 
27.
Water Music: Allegro - Andante - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
28.
Water Music: Bourrée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
29.
Suite 5 in E major (The Harmonious Blacksmith): Air by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Scott Ross (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710-1720 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
30.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Sumi Jo ()
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
31.
Saul: O Lord whose beauties numberless by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Paul Esswood ()
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
32.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
33.
Harp Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4 No. 6: 1. Andante - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lily Laskine (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
34.
Recorder Sonata in F major, Op. 1 No. 11 HWV 369: 3. Alla Siciliana by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Anner Bylsma (Cello), Frans Brüggen (Recorder), Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725-1726 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
35.
Recorder Sonata in F major, Op. 1 No. 11 HWV 369: 4. Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Frans Brüggen (Recorder), Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord), Anner Bylsma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725-1726 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
36.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
37.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
38.
Concerto grosso in B flat major, Op. 3 No. 2: Largo by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1718; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
39.
Concerto Grosso in F major (included in first edition in place of HWV 315) by Anonymous
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Period: Baroque 
Length: 10 Minutes 28 Secs. 

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