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Essential Handel

Lionel Rogg (organ), Maurice André (trumpet), Pamela Coburn (soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (performed by, vocals, soprano), Raimund Herincx (performed by, lead vocals), Robert Tear (vocals, tenor), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Nicholas McGegan, Sviatoslav Richter...

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Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

Work length2:49
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1983-06-28
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 June 1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Handel: Ombra mai fu (from Serse)

Work length3:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Harry Bicket, Ian Bostridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Recorded: 2006-10-05
  • Recording Venue: 2nd-5th October 2006; Abbey Road Studios, London

Handel: Water Music (2001 Digital Remaster), Suite No. 1 in F Major

Work length7:00
$2.60
$3.40
  • Prague Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1978-02-04
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 February 1978/Dablice Studio, Prague

VI - Air

Track length3:54
$1.30
$1.70

VII - Minuet

Track length3:06
$1.30
$1.70

Handel: Organ Concerto No. 13 in F ('The Cuckoo and the Nightingale') (1990 Digital Remaster): II. Allegro

Work length3:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Orchestre de Chambre de Toulouse, Lionel Rogg (organ)
  • Georges Armand
  • Recorded: 1994-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 27-30 May & 15-22 October 1974, Abbey of St-Michel, Gaillac

Handel: Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV437

Work length3:27
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Alexander Briger
  • Recorded: 2002-03-25
  • Recording Venue: 25 March 2002, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Handel: Suite in D for trumpet and strings (1987 Digital Remaster)

Work length8:12
$6.50
$8.50
  • Maurice André (trumpet)
  • Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn
  • Jörg Faerber
  • Recorded: 1978-06-16
  • Recording Venue: 15 & 16 June 1978, Salle Wagram, Paris

I. Overture

Track length1:50
$1.30
$1.70

II. Gigue (Allegro)

Track length1:45
$1.30
$1.70

III. Air (Minuetto)

Track length2:01
$1.30
$1.70

IV. Bourrée

Track length1:06
$1.30
$1.70

V. Marche

Track length1:30
$1.30
$1.70

Handel: Let the bright seraphim (from Samson)

Work length8:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Pamela Coburn (soprano)
  • Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • Recorded: 1984-01-01
  • Recording Venue: July 1984, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Handel: Water Music (2001 Digital Remaster), Suite No. 2 in D Major: XII - Alla Hornpipe

Work length3:19
$1.30
$1.70
  • Prague Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1978-02-04
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 February 1978/Dablice Studio, Prague

Handel: Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): Ev'ry valley (tenor)

Work length3:46
$1.30
$1.70
  • Elizabeth Harwood (performed by), Raimund Herincx (performed by), Robert Tear (vocals), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1997-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 June, 13, 15 & 16 July and 5, 6, 8 & 9 August 1966, Kingsway Hall, London

Handel: Water Music (2001 Digital Remaster), Suite No. 3 in G Major

Work length3:53
$2.60
$3.40
  • Prague Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1978-02-04
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 February 1978/Dablice Studio, Prague

XVII - Rigaudon (Presto)

Track length2:49
$1.30
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XVIII

Track length1:04
$1.30
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Handel: Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): For unto us a Child is born (Chorus)

Work length4:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (vocals), Raimund Herincx (vocals), Robert Tear (tenor)
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1997-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 June, 13, 15 & 16 July and 5, 6, 8 & 9 August 1966, Kingsway Hall, London

Handel: Concerto Grosso in C major, 'Alexander's Feast': I. Allegro

Work length3:27
$1.30
$1.70
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Nicholas McGegan
  • Recorded: 1997-02-28
  • Recording Venue: 25-28 February 1997 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Handel: Keyboard Suite, HWV 430 in E major 'The Harmonious Blacksmith': Air & Variations

Work length4:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
  • Recorded: 1979-07-08
  • Recording Venue: 30 June & 1/7/8 July 1979: recorded live at the Tours Festival, Château de Marcilly-sur-Maulne

Handel: Solomon HWV67 (1995 Digital Remaster): From the censer curling rise (ed. Basil Lam)

Work length5:45
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrosian Singers, Menuhin Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1994-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 6 & 7 October 1969, St Augustine's, Kilburn

Handel: Concerto En Si Bémol Majeur Pour Harpe Et Cordes Op.4 N°6 : I Andante - Allegro

Work length4:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Auriacombe - Orch De Chambre Toulouse - Lily Laskine - Pierre Pierlot, Lily Laskine (harp), Lily Laskine (second vocals), Orchestre De Chambre De Toulouse (second vocals), Pierre Pierlot (oboe), Pierre Pierlot (second vocals)
  • Louis Auriacombe
  • Recorded: 1963-01-01

Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B flat HWV301 (arr. Mackerras & Rothwell) (1991 Digital Remaster): II. Siciliana

Work length2:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Evelyn Rothwell (oboe), Valda Aveling (harpsichord)
  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1991-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 2 September 1958, Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Handel: Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): Hallelujah (Chorus)

Work length4:02
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Raimund Herincx (vocals), Robert Tear (tenor)
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1997-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 June, 13, 15 & 16 July and 5, 6, 8 & 9 August 1966, Kingsway Hall, London

Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV258 'Zadok the Priest'

Work length6:05
$1.30
$1.70
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Choral Society
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Recorded: 1996-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 4 & 5 January 1972, Royal Albert Hall, London

Handel: Organ Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 4 No. 1 (ed. N. D. Boyling) (1998 Digital Remaster): First movement: Larghetto e staccato

Work length5:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Colin Tilney (harpsichord), Simon Preston (organ)
  • Menuhin Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1967-03-03
  • Recording Venue: 1-3 March 1967, Merchant Taylors' Hall, London London

Handel: Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano)

Work length6:39
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrosian Singers (vocals), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Raimund Herincx (vocals), Robert Tear (tenor)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1997-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 June, 13, 15 & 16 July and 5, 6, 8 & 9 August 1966, Kingsway Hall, London

Handel: Dead March from Saul

Work length3:15
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bournemouth Sinfonietta
  • Kenneth Montgomery
  • Recorded: 1976-01-01

Handel: Where'er you walk (from Semele)

Work length4:49
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ian Bostridge (vocals)
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Harry Bicket
  • Recorded: 2006-10-05

Handel: Seht, er kommt mit Preis gekrönt and March (Judas Maccabaeus)

Work length4:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Berliner Symphoniker, Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin
  • Karl Forster
  • Recorded: 1959-04-23
  • Recording Venue: 14,16 & 23 April 1959, Grunewald Church, Berlin

Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 6 in G Minor, III. Musette: Larghetto

Work length5:05
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1999-01-01
  • Recording Venue: June 28 1962, Abbey Road

Handel: Dixit Dominus DixitDominus;Gloria HWV232

Work length7:11
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Tear (vocals), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Teresa Zylis-Gara (soprano)
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1965-08-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 August 1965, Kings College Chapel, Cambs

Handel: Alcina HWV34, ACT 2: Verdi prati, selve amene

Work length4:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • Della Jones (mezzo-soprano)
  • City of London Baroque Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • Recorded: 1985-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 19-23 & 29-31 July 1985, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Handel: Organ Concerto No. 9 in B flat 'Hallelujah' Op. 7 No. 3 (ed. Neville Boyling) (1998 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro

Work length5:14
$1.30
$1.70
  • Simon Preston (organ), Valda Aveling (instruments)
  • Menuhin Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1969-10-09
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 9 October 1969, Great Packington Church, Warwickshire

Handel: Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): Why do the nations (bass)

Work length3:00
$1.30
$1.70
  • Elizabeth Harwood (performed by), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Raimund Herincx (lead vocals), Robert Tear (tenor)
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1997-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 June, 13, 15 & 16 July and 5, 6, 8 & 9 August 1966, Kingsway Hall, London

 Excerpt, Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351

Work length18:33
Album only
Album only
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1976-12-19
  • Recording Venue: 8 October & 19 December 1976/Abbey Road Studios

Overture

Track length12:48
Album only
Album only

Bourrée

Track length1:40
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La paix

Track length4:05
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Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351: La Réjouissance

Work length3:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1976-12-19
  • Recording Venue: 8 October & 19 December 1976/Abbey Road Studios