Handel - The Essential Handel - 2CDs


 

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Double Decca 1995 compilation of great works by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759).

Arrival of The Queen of Sheba [Solomon HWV 67: Act 3] - Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded 12/4/1965, Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Where'er You Walk [Semele HWV 58] - Kenneth McKellar (tenor) with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden conducted by Sir Adrian Boult. Recorded Nov. 1959, Kingsway Hall, London

Air, Bourrée and Hornpipe & Hornpipe and Andante [Water Music Suite no. 1 in F HWV348] - Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded Sep.1971, Kingsway Hall, London

Hornpipe [Water Music Suite no.2 in D HWV349] - Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded May 1971, Kingsway Hall, London

Dove sei, amato bene? [Rodelinda HWV 34] - Bernadette Greevy (contralto) with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Raymond Leppard. Recorded 29/10/1965, Kingsway Hall, London

Organ Concerto no.13 in F HWV295 ('The Cuckoo and the Nightingale') - Peter Hurford (organ) with the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra conducted by Joshua Rifkin. Recorded 3/3/1985, Bethlehemkerk, Papendrecht

Sarabande [Keyboard Suite no.11 HWV 437 in D minor] - Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord). Recorded July 1987, Conservatoire de Paris

Minuet [Berenice HWV 38: Overture] - Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded 12/4/1965, Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Waft her, angels, through the skies [Jephtha HWV 70] - Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded March 1979, St Jude's, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London

See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes! [Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63] - Handel Opera Society Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Charles Farncombe. Recorded 20/9/1973, Decca Studio 3, West Hampstead

Largo (Ombra mai fu arr. Reinhard for orchestra) [Serse HWV 40] - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by George Szell. Recorded 29/8/1961, Watford Town Hall, London

Coronation Anthem no. 1 HWV258, 'Zadok the Priest' - Choir of King's College Cambridge & English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Sir David Willcocks. Recorded 1/8/1963, King's College, Cambridge

Ouverture, Bourrée, La paix, La réjouissance & Minuet + Trio [Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV351] - Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded May 1971, Kingsway Hall, London

Return, O God of hosts [Samson HWV 57] - Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Adrian Boult. Recorded Oct. 1952, Kingsway Hall, London

Harp Concerto in Bb op.4 no.6 / HWV 294 - Marisa Robles (harp) with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Iona Brown. Recorded Feb. 1980, Kingsway Hall, London

Let the Bright Seraphim [Samson HWV 57] - Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano) & Harry Dilley (trumpet) with the Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden conducted by Francesco Molinari-Pradelli. Recorded 18/8/1960, Kingsway Hall, London

Concerto Grosso op.3 no.6 in D HWV317: excerpt - Michael Dobson & Roger Lord (oboes) with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded 23/3/1964, Kingsway Hall, London

Trumpet's Loud Clangor, The [Ode for St Cecilia's Day HWV76] – Sir Peter Pears (tenor) & Philip Jones (trumpet) with Chorus of East Anglian Choirs & the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten. Recorded 2/6/1967, The Maltings, Snape, Suffolk

March & Battle [Rinaldo HWV 7a: Act 3] - English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Sir Richard Bonynge. Recorded 14/7/ 1967-07-14, Kingsway Hall, London

Vivi, tiranno, io t'ho scampato [Rodelinda HWV 34] - Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano) with the Vienna Cantata Orchestra conducted by Henry Lewis. Recorded 13/10/1967, Sofiensaal, Vienna

For Unto Us a Child is Born, I Know That My Redeemer Liveth, The Trumpet Shall Sound & Hallelujah [Messiah HWV 56] – soloists Gwynne Howell (bass), Elly Ameling (soprano) & John Wilbraham (trumpet) with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields inc. chorus conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Recorded 2/7/1976, St. John's Smith Square, London