Essential Handel

Release Date: 8/24/2010
Catalog Number: 5099962791526
Number of Discs: 2

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Works on This Recording
1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1749 ; London, England
2. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Period: Baroque
Written: 1738 ; London, England
3. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
4. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 5, Menuet by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
5. Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale": 2nd movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Lionel [Keyboards] Rogg (Organ)
Conductor: Georges Armand
Period: Baroque
Written: 1739 ; London, England
6. Air (Sarabande) in E major, HWV 425 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Alexander Briger
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1745 ;
7. Water Piece for Trumpet, Strings and Basso Continuo, HWV 341 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Maurice André (Trumpet)
Conductor: Jörg Faerber
Period: Baroque
Written: 1733 ;
8. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Owain A. Hughes
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1743 ; London, England
9. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
10. Messiah, HWV 56: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Robert Tear
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
11. Water Music Suite no 3 in G major, HWV 350: no 2, Rigaudon by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
12. Water Music Suite no 3 in G major, HWV 350: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
13. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
14. Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast": 1st movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Period: Baroque
Written: 1736 ;
15. Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1720 ; London, England
16. Solomon, HWV 67: From the censer curling rise by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1749 ; London, England
17. Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 1st movement, Andante-Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Lily Laskine (Harp )
Conductor: Louis Auriacombe
Period: Baroque
Written: 1736 ; London, England
18. Concerto for Oboe no 1 in B flat major, HWV 301: Siciliana by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Evelyn Rothwell (Oboe)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1740 ; London, England
19. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
20. Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Period: Baroque
Written: 1727 ; London, England
21. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Elizabeth Harwood
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
22. Saul, HWV 53: Dead March by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1738-1739 ; London, England
23. Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Period: Baroque
Written: 1744 ; London, England
24. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Karl Forster
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747 ; London, England
25. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 6 in G minor, HWV 324 - 3rd movement, Musette by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque
Written: 1739 ;
26. Dixit Dominus, HWV 232 by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1707 ; Italy
27. Alcina, HWV 34: Verdi prati by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Della Jones
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Period: Baroque
Written: 1735 ; London, England
28. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 7: no 3 in B flat major, HWV 308 - 1st movement, Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Valda Aveling (Harpsichord), Simon Preston (Organ)
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque
Written: 1751 ;
29. Messiah, HWV 56: Why do the nations so furiously rage by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Raimund Herincx
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
30. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1749 ; London, England
31. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 1 in G minor HWV 289 - 1st movement, Larghetto e staccato by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Colin Tinley (Harpsichord), Simon Preston (Organ)
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque
Written: 1736 ; London, England
32. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 5, Menuet by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
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