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  1. Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G Minor, HWV 287: I. Grave (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G Minor, HWV 287: II. Allegro (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G Minor, HWV 287: III. Sarabande. Largo (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G Minor, HWV 287: IV. Allegro (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Alcina, HWV 34: Overture (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Alcina, HWV 34, Act II: Verdi Prati (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Alcina, HWV 34: Musette (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Alcina, HWV 34, Act III: Un momento di contento (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Alcina, HWV 34, Act I: Tornami a vagheggiar (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Solomon, HWV 67, Pt. I: Overture (Arr. for harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Solomon, HWV 67, Pt. II: Beneath the vine (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Solomon, HWV 67, Pt. III: Will the sun forget to streak (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Semele, HWV 58, Act III: Myself I shall adore (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Semele, HWV 58, Act II: O sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Arr. for flute, 2 violins, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Semele, HWV 58: Gavotte (Arr. for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord) $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287
>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Handel, George Frideric : Semele
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Notes & Reviews:

For this recording the London Handel Players have selected their particular favorites from Alcina, Solomon and Semele, the first two of which are introduced by their overtures in arrangements by Handels own publisher, John Walsh. Dances from Semele and Alcina are also included. Of their recording of Handel's 'Trio Sonatas,' Op. 5 (SOMMCD044), International Record Review wrote, "I find all the performances well-nigh perfect...the music is absolutely gorgeous."



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>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1705

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Overture (with strings)
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Verdi prati
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Air (Muzette)
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Un momento
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Alcina :: Tornami
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1735

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Overture
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: What tho' I trace
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Beneath the vine
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: Will the sun forget to streak
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: Myself I shall adore
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: O sleep
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: Gavotte in the Overture
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: No, no, I'll take no less
  • Ensemble: London Handel Players
  • Notes: St. Mary's Church, Walthamstow, London, England (11/16/2005-11/18/2005)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743