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Handel: Instrumental Highlights / Mackerras, Marriner, Et Al


Release Date: 06/18/1996 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98108   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Volker LutzMartin SchirrmeisterPeter ThalheimerFranz Haselböck
Conductor:  Sir Charles MackerrasSir Neville MarrinerIona BrownHelmuth Rilling,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsStuttgart Bach Collegium,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Scipione, HWV 20: March by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; London, England 
2.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
3.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
4.
Concerto grosso in D major, HWV 335a: Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1746; London, England 
5.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Sinfonia by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
6.
Saul, HWV 53: Dead March by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
7.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
8.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 5, Minuet no 1 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
9.
Water Music Suite no 3 in G major, HWV 350: no 2, Rigaudon by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
10.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
11.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 2, Adagio e staccato by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
12.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
13.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
14.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
15.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 11 in A major, HWV 329 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
16.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 6 in G minor, HWV 324 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
17.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 12 in B minor, HWV 330 - Aria by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
18.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 9 in F major, HWV 327 - 1st movement, Largo by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
19.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 9 in F major, HWV 327 - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
20.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in C minor, HWV 326 - 1st movement, Allemande by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
21.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in C minor, HWV 326 - 2nd movement, Grave by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
22.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in C minor, HWV 326 - 3rd movement, Andante allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
23.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in C minor, HWV 326 - 6th movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
24.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
25.
Sonata for Recorder and Basso Continuo in G major, HWV 358 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Volker Lutz (Harpsichord), Martin Schirrmeister (Viola da gamba), Peter Thalheimer (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musica Rara Stuttgart
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
26.
Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
27.
Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 5 in F major, HWV 293 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Franz Haselböck (Organ)
Conductor:  Pál Németh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 

Sound Samples

Sciopione, HWV 20: Scipione, HWV 20: March
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: IV. La rejouissance - V. Menuet I - VI. Menuet II
Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350: I. [Menuet] - II. Rigaudon I-II
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony
Solomon, HWV 67, Act III: Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: I. Overture- II. Adagio e staccato
Recorder Sonata in B flat major, HWV 377
Organ Concerto No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 7, No. 1, HWV 306: II. Andante - III. Largo e piano - IV. Bourree: Allegro
Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Xerxes: Ombra mai fu (Largo), HWV 40
Concerto Grosso in A major, Op. 6, No. 11, HWV 329: III. Largo, e staccato - IV. Andante - V. Allegro
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: VIII. Bourree - IX. Hornpipe
Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349: I. Prelude: Allegro - II. Alla Hornpipe
Messiah, HWV 56: Sinfonia
Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 6, HWV 324
Concerto in D major, HWV 335a: Air
Organ Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 4, No. 5, HWV 293
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Sinfonia
Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op. 6, No. 12, HWV 330: III. Larghetto, e piano - Variatio - IV. Largo - V. Allegro
Saul, HWV 53: Dead March
Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6, No. 9, HWV 327: I. Largo - II. Allegro
Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op. 6, No. 8, HWV 326

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