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Handel: Organ Concertos Op 4 / Lindley, Creswick, Et Al


Release Date: 06/02/1998 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553835   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (4/98, p.61) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...The organ is a softly spoken, clear-voiced instrument in Newcastle upon Tyne. It suits the music perfectly, and the sprightly playing of the Northern Sinfonia provides a sympathetic, well-balanced complement..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (4/98, p.61) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...The organ is a softly spoken, clear-voiced instrument in Newcastle upon Tyne. It suits the music perfectly, and the sprightly playing of the Northern Sinfonia provides a sympathetic, well-balanced complement..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 1 in G minor, HWV 289 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Venue:  Fenham Church, England 
2.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 2 in B flat major, HWV 290 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Venue:  Fenham Church, England 
3.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 3 in G minor, HWV 291 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Venue:  Fenham Church, England 
4.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 4 in F major, HWV 292 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Venue:  Fenham Church, England 
5.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 5 in F major, HWV 293 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Venue:  Fenham Church, England 
6.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 6 in B flat major, HWV 294 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Bradley Creswick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Venue:  Fenham Church, England 

Sound Samples

Organ Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 1, HWV 289: I. Larghetto, e staccato
Organ Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 1, HWV 289: II. Allegro
Organ Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 1, HWV 289: III. Adagio
Organ Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 1, HWV 289: IV. Andante
Organ Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 2, HWV 290: I. A tempo ordinario, e staccato
Organ Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 2, HWV 290: II. Allegro
Organ Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 2, HWV 290: III. Adagio, e staccato
Organ Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 2, HWV 290: IV. Allegro, ma non presto
Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 3, HWV 291: I. Adagio
Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 3, HWV 291: II. Allegro
Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 3, HWV 291: III. Adagio
Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor, Op. 4, No. 3, HWV 291: IV. Gavotte (Allegro)
Organ Concerto No. 4 in F major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV 292: I. Allegro
Organ Concerto No. 4 in F major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV 292: II. Andante
Organ Concerto No. 4 in F major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV 292: III. Adagio
Organ Concerto No. 4 in F major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV 292: IV. Allegro
Organ Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 4, No. 5, HWV 293: I. Larghetto
Organ Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 4, No. 5, HWV 293: II. Allegro
Organ Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 4, No. 5, HWV 293: III. Alla Siciliana
Organ Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 4, No. 5, HWV 293: IV. Presto
Organ Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294: I. Andante allegro
Organ Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294: II. Larghetto
Organ Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294: III. Allegro moderato

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