HÄNDEL, GEORG FRIEDRICH

The Very Best Of Handel

2 Compact Disc
5 Mar 2007

Barcode: 0094636342320

Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel
Other participants: London Classical Players/Roger Norrington * Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Nicholas Mcgegan * Les Arts Florissants/William Christie * Le Concert d'Astrée/Emmanuelle Haïm * Il seminarios Musicale/Gérard Lesne * David Daniels * Stephanie Blythe * u.a

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 I. [Overture]: Water Music Suite No. 2 in D  - London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington 
02 No. 1a Accompagnato - Frondi tenere (Serse): Serse, Act I, Scene I  - William Christie/Choeurs et Orchestre des Arts Flo 
03 No. 1b Arioso - Ombra mai fu (Serse): Serse, Act I, Scene I  - William Christie/Choeurs et Orchestre des Arts Flo 
04 I. Allegro: Concerto Grosso in C major, 'Alexander's Feast'  - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Nicholas McG 
05 II. Largo: Concerto Grosso in C major, 'Alexander's Feast'  - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Nicholas McG 
06 III. Allegro: Concerto Grosso in C major, 'Alexander's Feast'  - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Nicholas McG 
07 IV. Andante non presto: Concerto Grosso in C major, 'Alexander's Feast'  - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Nicholas McG 
08 Dixit Dominus: Dixit Dominus Domino meo: Carmelite Vespers (1707) - (Second Vespers of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount C  - Jill Feldman/Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Marg 
09 I. Adagio: Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor Op. 4  - Bob van Asperen/Catherine Mackintosh/Timothy Mason 
10 II. Allegro: Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor Op. 4  - Bob van Asperen/Catherine Mackintosh/Timothy Mason 
11 III. Adagio: Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor Op. 4  - Bob van Asperen/Catherine Mackintosh/Timothy Mason 
12 IV. Gavotte - Allegro: Organ Concerto No. 3 in G minor Op. 4  - Bob van Asperen/Catherine Mackintosh/Timothy Mason 
13 The trumpet shall sound (bass): Messiah, Part Three  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
14 Conservate, raddoppiate: Cantata IX - Conservate, raddoppiate HWV185  - Juanita Lascarro/Brian Asawa/Le Concert d`Astrée/E 
15 Nodi voi, che gli stringeste: Cantata IX - Conservate, raddoppiate HWV185  - Juanita Lascarro/Brian Asawa/Le Concert d`Astrée/E 
16 Sinfonia: Act 3, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba: Solomon HWV67  - Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott 
17 For unto us a child is born: Messiah, Part One  - Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/Ja 
18 Every valley shall be exalted (tenor): Messiah HWV56  - Robert White/Ivor Bolton 
19 VI. Air: Water Music, Suite No.1 in F major  - Linde Consort/Hans-Martin Linde 
20 Madre ... Son nata a lagrimar from Giulio Cesare HWV17): Recitativo e duetto  - Stephanie Blythe/David Daniels/Emmanuelle Haïm/Mar 
Disc 2 
01 Hallelujah (chorus): Messiah HWV56, Part 2  - Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott 
02 Sarabande: Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in D minor HWV437  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Alexander Brig 
03 Aria: Fra l'ombre e gl'orrori (Polifemo): Aci, Galatea e Polifemo, Cantata  - Emmanuelle Haïm/Le Concert d`Astrée/Sandrine Piau/ 
04 Zadok the Priest  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Academy of Ancient 
05 I. Andante - Allegro: Harp Concerto in B flat major Op. 4 No. 6  - Andrew Parrott/Andrew Lawrence-King/Taverner Conso 
06 IV. Air con Variazioni (Andantino): Suite No. 5 in E Major, HWV 430 (1996 - Remaster)  - Sviatoslav Richter 
07 Verdi prati, selve amene: Alcina HWV34, ACT 2  - Della Jones/City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Richar 
08 I. Allegro: Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4  - Il Seminario Musicale 
09 II. A tempo ordinario - Allegro non presto: Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4  - Il Seminario Musicale 
10 III. Passacaille: Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4  - Il Seminario Musicale 
11 IV. Gigue: Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4  - Il Seminario Musicale 
12 V. Menuett: Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4  - Il Seminario Musicale 
13 Splende l'alba in oriente: Cantata  - Gérard Lesne/Il Seminario Musicale 
14 39. Duet: As steals the morn upon the night: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), III. Il Moderato  - Christine Brandes/Lynne Dawson/David Daniels/Ian B 
15 40. Chorus: Thy pleasures, Moderation, give: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (pastoral ode), III. Il Moderato  - Christine Brandes/Lynne Dawson/David Daniels/Ian B 
16 II. Bourrée: Music for the Royal Fireworks  - Cappella Coloniensis/Hans-Martin Linde 
17 III. Largo alla siciliana: Music for the Royal Fireworks  - Cappella Coloniensis/Hans-Martin Linde 
18 IV. La Réjouissance: Music for the Royal Fireworks  - Cappella Coloniensis/Hans-Martin Linde 


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