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William Babell

Biography

Born: 1690   Died: September 23, 1723; London, England   
William Babell was an 18th century harpsichordist who studied with Pepusch and Handel (questionably). He was an exceptional player and his transcriptions of a number of Handel's works could only be played by a superior virtuoso. Babell's manuscripts are worth analyis as they disclose important information regarding the art of baroque embellishment at its best. He was known throughout much of northern Europe and reveals an Italian influence in his Read more concertos. Read less
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  • 1.
    Frans Bruggen Edition
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 65836 Release Date: 02/26/2013   Number of Discs: 12
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann,  Arcangelo Corelli,  Francesco Barsanti,  Francesco Maria Veracini  ... 
    Performer:  Frans Brüggen,  Gustav Leonhardt,  Anner Bylsma,  Alda Stuurop  ... 
    Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brüggen-Consort
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  • 2.
    Label: Glossa   Catalog: 921303 Release Date: 12/08/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel,  William Babell,  Anonymous,  Edward Jones  ... 
    Performer:  Mara Galassi,  Giovanni [Classical Keyboards] Togni
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    Handel: Domestic Opera / Hank Knox
    Label: Early-music.com   Catalog: 7770 Release Date: 04/28/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel,  William Babell
    Performer:  Hank Knox
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    Affetuoso - Oboe Sonatas 1700 - 1750 / Dombrecht, Et Al
    Label: Accent   Catalog: 30004 Release Date: 06/27/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Thomas Vincent,  William Babell,  Francesco Geminiani,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  Wieland Kuijken,  Paul Dombrecht,  Robert Kohnen
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  • 5.
    More Than Sax
    Label: Wolford Rosenblum Duo   Catalog: 5637527143 Release Date: 05/23/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Werner Heider,  Ivan Rosenblum,  Charles Samuel Buel,  Carl Anton Wirth  ... 
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  • 6.
    English Recorder Concertos / Michala Petri
    Label: Philips   Catalog: 000340102 Release Date: 11/09/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  William Babell,  John Baston,  George Frideric Handel,  Gordon Jacob
    Performer:  Michala Petri,  Graham Sheen
    Conductor:  Kenneth Sillito
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
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  • 7.
    Entertainments For A Small Flute / Dan Laurin, Et Al
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 985 Release Date: 03/01/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Baston,  Giuseppe Sammartini,  Robert Woodcock,  William Babell
    Performer:  Dan Laurin
    Conductor:  Makoto Akatsu
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Van Wassanaer Orchestra
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  • 8.
    Baroque Recorder Concerti / Scott Reiss, Hesperus
    Label: Koch International Classics   Catalog: 7454 Release Date: 01/19/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Christoph Graupner,  Georg Philipp Telemann,  Jacques-Christoph Naudot,  William Babell  ... 
    Performer:  Scott Reiss
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hesperus Ensemble
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  • 9.
    Bach, Telemann, Babell: Flute & Recorder Concertos / Evison
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 249 Release Date: 09/22/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Georg Philipp Telemann,  William Babell
    Performer:  Penelope Evison,  Clas Pehrsson
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
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