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The Essential Handel

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Handel, George Frideric : Semele
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music - Suite
>Handel, George Frideric : Rodelinda
>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (no 13), HWV 295
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437
>Handel, George Frideric : Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38
>Handel, George Frideric : Jephtha
>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.3/6, HWV 317
>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76
>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Composer
Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Elly Ameling , Joan Sutherland (soprano); Marilyn Horne (mezzo soprano); Anthony Rolfe Johnson , Peter Pears , Kenneth McKellar (tenor); Gwynne Howell (bass voice); Marisa Robles (harp); Nicholas Kraemer (cello); Harry Dilley, John Wilbraham (trumpet); Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord, chamber organ); Kenneth Heath , Thurston Dart (harpsichord); Peter Hurford (organ).



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: Where'er you walk
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music - Suite :: Alla Hornpipe
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music - Suite :: Hornpipe and Andante
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music - Suite :: Air
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music - Suite :: Bourree & Hornpipe
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Rodelinda :: Dove sei
  • Notes: Composition written: 1725.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1725

>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (no 13), HWV 295
  • Notes: Composition written: 1739.
  • Running Time: 13 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1739

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437 :: Sarabande
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1705

>Handel, George Frideric : Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38 :: Minuet (Overture to Berenice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1737

>Handel, George Frideric : Jephtha :: Waft her, angels
  • Notes: Composition written: 1752.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1752

>Handel, George Frideric : Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 :: See the conquering hero comes
  • Notes: Composition written: 1746.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1746

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Largo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
  • Running Time: 13 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Return O God of Hosts
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294
  • Notes: Composition written: 1736.
  • Running Time: 10 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1736

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Let the bright seraphim
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.3/6, HWV 317
  • Running Time: 6 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: circa 1716-1720

>Handel, George Frideric : A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76 :: The t
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1739

>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo :: March & Battle
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1711

>Handel, George Frideric : Rodelinda :: Vivi tiranno
  • Notes: Composition written: 1725.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1725

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: For unto us a child is born
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Let all the angels of God
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: The trumpet shall sound
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741