Handel Greatest Hits

Release Date: 3/24/2009
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 88697425632
Number of Discs: 1

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Works on This Recording
1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Performer: James Galway (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1749 ; London, England
2. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
3. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor: Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque
Written: 1738 ; London, England
4. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Edward Carroll (Trumpet), William [organ] Neil (Organ)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1749 ; London, England
5. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 5, Minuet no 1 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: William [organ] Neil (Organ), Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1749 ; London, England
6. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 6, Minuet no 2 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: William [organ] Neil (Organ), Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1749 ; London, England
7. Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Igor Kipnis (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1720 ; London, England
8. Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Edward Carroll (Trumpet)
Conductor: Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1743 ; London, England
9. Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1733 ; London, England
10. Dank sei dir, Herr by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Joel Timm (Oboe)
Conductor: Richard Kapp
11. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Piangerò la sorte mia by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Stephen [oboe] Taylor (Oboe)
Conductor: Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque
Written: 1724 ; London, England
12. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Son nata a lagrimar by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Beverly Wolff (Mezzo Soprano), Maureen Forrester (Alto)
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1724 ; London, England
13. Te Deum in D major, HWV 283 "Dettingen": Vouchsafe, O Lord by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Bonnie Hartman (Cello)
Conductor: Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque
Written: 1743 ; London, England
14. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Performer: E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747 ; London, England
15. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Sound an alarm! by George Frideric Handel
Performer: E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747 ; London, England
16. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Hallelujah by George Frideric Handel
Performer: E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1747 ; London, England
17. Samson, HWV 57: Awake the trumpet's lofty sound by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1743 ; London, England
18. Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Bonnie Hartman (Cello)
Conductor: Richard Kapp
Period: Baroque
Written: 1744 ; London, England
19. Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74: Eternal source of light by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1713 ; London, England
20. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Jon Vickers (Tenor), Giorgio Tozzi (Bass), Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Monica [Alto] Sinclair (Alto)
Conductor: John McCarthy
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
21. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
22. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 4, Andante in D minor by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
23. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
24. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
25. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
26. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano), Jon Vickers (Tenor), Giorgio Tozzi (Bass), Monica [Alto] Sinclair (Alto)
Conductor: John McCarthy
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
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