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Handel: Royal Fireworks, etc / Pinnock, English Concert

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast"
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Handel, George Frideric : Belshazzar, HWV 61
>Handel, George Frideric : Alceste, incidental music, HWV 45
>Handel, George Frideric : Saul
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"Trevor Pinnock and the English Concert underline the pomp and ceremony of Handel's Royal Firework Music. It is one of the best accounts on period instruments: Incisive, exciting and spiced with eye-wateringly pungent horn tone and hard-edged military drums." ***** -Classic CD



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>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Running Time: 17 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast"
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Running Time: 12 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1736

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Act III
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Belshazzar, HWV 61 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1744

>Handel, George Frideric : Alceste, incidental music, HWV 45 :: Act I
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1750

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Act I
  • Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Organ)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1738.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Act 1. Sinfonia. 2. Larghetto - Adagio
  • Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Organ)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1738.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Act 1. Sinfonia. 3. Allegro
  • Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Organ)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1738.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Act 1. Sinfonia. 4. Andante larghetto
  • Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Organ)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1738.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Act 1. Sinfonia. 1. Andante - Adagio
  • Performers: Anthony Halstead (Horn); Christian Rutherford (Horn)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Act 1. Sinfonia. 2. Allegro
  • Performers: Anthony Halstead (Horn); Christian Rutherford (Horn)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Act 1. Sinfonia. 3. Menuetto
  • Performers: Anthony Halstead (Horn); Christian Rutherford (Horn)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: The English Concert
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741