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Handel: The Top 40 Greatest Hits

Audio Samples

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>     Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>     Ombra ami fú (Never was shade so lovely)
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>     Pifa
>     The Trumpet Shall Sound (Excerpt)
>     Rejoice Greatly
>     He Was Despised (Excerpt)
>     I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
>     For Unto Us a Child is Born
>     Ev'ry Valley
>     Hallelujah!
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare
>     Va tacito e nascosto (The hunter stalks his prey in silence)
>     V'adoro, pupille (Beautiful eyes, I adore you)
>     Piangerò la sorte mia (I shall weep at my fate)
>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music
>     Air
>     Allegro
>     Andante
>     Adagio e staccato
>     Hornpipe
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6
>     Siciliana
>Handel, George Frideric : Laudate Pueri Dominum, psalm, for soprano, chorus & orchestra in D, HWV 237
>     Movement 1
>Handel, George Frideric : Jephtha
>     Waft Her, Angels, Through the Skies
>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76
>     The T
>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina
>     Verdi prati, selve amene (Green pastures, pleasant woods)
>     Tornami a vagheggiar (Come back and admire me)
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348
>     Alla hornpipe
>Handel, George Frideric : Semele
>     Where'er You Walk
>     Oh Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me?
>     Iris, Hence, Away
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
>     Let the Bright Seraphim
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite no 7 (as used in the film "Got Rot Tunbridge Wells")
>     Passacaglia
>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4/6, HWV 294 (originally for harp)
>     1. Andante - Allegro
>Handel, George Frideric : As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel)
>     Love in Her Eyes Sits Playing
>Handel, George Frideric : Atalanta
>     Care selve, ombre beate (Beloved woods, blessed shade)
>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
>     La Réjouissance (Rejoicing)
>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo
>     Lascia ch'io pianga (Let me weep)
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.6/10, HWV 328
>     Allegro
>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
>     Sound an Alarm
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in A major, Op.6/11, HWV 329
>     Andante larghetto e staccato
>Handel, George Frideric : Joshua
>     Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare
>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6
>Handel, George Frideric : Laudate Pueri Dominum, psalm, for soprano, chorus & orchestra in D, HWV 237
>Handel, George Frideric : Jephtha
>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76
>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348
>Handel, George Frideric : Semele
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite no 7 (as used in the film "Got Rot Tunbridge Wells")
>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4/6, HWV 294 (originally for harp)
>Handel, George Frideric : As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel)
>Handel, George Frideric : Atalanta
>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.6/10, HWV 328
>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in A major, Op.6/11, HWV 329
>Handel, George Frideric : Joshua
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Where'er you walk, zadok the priest, let the bright seraphim, arrival of the queen of sheba, handel's famous largo. all your favourites from messiah and more! The very best of handel together in one superb double album. Celebrate handel's 250th anniversary in style.



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Ombra ami fú (Never was shade so lovely)
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Pifa
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 1 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare :: Va tacito e nascosto (The hunter stalks his prey in silence)
  • Performer: Graham Pushee (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 6 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: Air
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: The Trumpet Shall Sound (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Teddy Rhodes (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6 :: Siciliana
  • Performers: Lucinda Moon (Violin); Ben Dollman (Violin); Jamie Hey (Cello)
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre, Sydney, New South W (07/21/2007/05/26/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1739

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare :: V'adoro, pupille (Beautiful eyes, I adore you)
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 6 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: Allegro
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Laudate Pueri Dominum, psalm, for soprano, chorus & orchestra in D, HWV 237 :: Movement 1
  • Performer: Emma Kirkby (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1707

>Handel, George Frideric : Jephtha :: Waft Her, Angels, Through the Skies
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Notes: Composition written: 1752.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1752

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Rejoice Greatly
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Wlodzimierz Kamirski
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: Andante
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76 :: The T
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1739

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Verdi prati, selve amene (Green pastures, pleasant woods)
  • Performer: Sally-Anne Russell (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nicholas Milton
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 :: Alla hornpipe
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: Where'er You Walk
  • Performer: Angus Young (Double Bass)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Ensemble: Sirius String Quartet
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Let the Bright Seraphim
  • Performers: Geoffrey Payne (Trumpet); Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Wlodzimierz Kamirski
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite no 7 (as used in the film "Got Rot Tunbridge Wells") :: Passacaglia
  • Performer: John O'Donnell (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1705-1707

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Tornami a vagheggiar (Come back and admire me)
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: He Was Despised (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Alexandra Sherman (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4/6, HWV 294 (originally for harp) :: 1. Andante - Allegro
  • Performers: Leonard Grigoryan (Guitar); Slava Grigoryan (Guitar)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1736

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
  • Performer: Sara Macliver (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel) :: Love in Her Eyes Sits Playing
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Notes: Composition written: 1718.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1718

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: Adagio e staccato
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: For Unto Us a Child is Born
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Atalanta :: Care selve, ombre beate (Beloved woods, blessed shade)
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1736

>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée :: La Réjouissance (Rejoicing)
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo :: Lascia ch'io pianga (Let me weep)
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1711

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.6/10, HWV 328 :: Allegro
  • Performers: Lucinda Moon (Violin); Ben Dollman (Violin); Jamie Hey (Cello)
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre, Sydney, New South W (07/21/2007/05/26/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1739

>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 :: Sound an Alarm
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Notes: Composition written: 1746.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1746

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: Oh Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me?
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Ev'ry Valley
  • Performer: Paul McMahon (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: Hornpipe
  • Conductor: Graham Abbott
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Australia (12/09/2008-12/11/2008)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare :: Piangerò la sorte mia (I shall weep at my fate)
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: Iris, Hence, Away
  • Performer: Sally-Anne Russell (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nicholas Milton
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in A major, Op.6/11, HWV 329 :: Andante larghetto e staccato
  • Performers: Lucinda Moon (Violin); Ben Dollman (Violin); Jamie Hey (Cello)
  • Conductor: Paul Dyer
  • Notes: Eugene Goossens Hall in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Ultimo Centre, Sydney, New South W (07/21/2007/05/26/2008)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1739

>Handel, George Frideric : Joshua :: Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre
  • Performer: Shu-Cheen Yu (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Notes: Composition written: 1747.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1747

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah!
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741