Handel's Water Music

Handel's Water Music

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In this unique hybrid documentary/concert performance filmed on the river Thames, London biographer Peter Ackroyd narrates as a determined team of musical experts attempt to explore the historical 1717 premiere of Hendel's "Water Music." In addition to exploring the event from a historical standpoint, the concert is recreated for the first time ever in full costume… See more details below

Overview

In this unique hybrid documentary/concert performance filmed on the river Thames, London biographer Peter Ackroyd narrates as a determined team of musical experts attempt to explore the historical 1717 premiere of Hendel's "Water Music." In addition to exploring the event from a historical standpoint, the concert is recreated for the first time ever in full costume aboard a regal-style period barge.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/15/2005
UPC:
0809478009306
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
1:18:00

Special Features

Follow the river route as it would have looked in 1717 while listening to the music, in a special multi-angle performance version featuring an historic-style panoramic view exclusive to this DVD

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Handel's Water Music: Recreating a Royal Spectacular
1. Chapter 1 [13:47]
2. Chapter 2 [6:53]
3. Chapter 3 [9:34]
4. Chapter 4 [5:29]
5. Chapter 5 [5:25]
6. Air [2:55]
7. Minuet [3:06]
8. Two Variations [2:12]
9. Alla Hornpipe [4:03]
10. Minuet [1:55]
11. Bourrée [2:06]
12. End Credits [:41]
1. From Suite No. 1 in F: Hornpipe [2:33]
2. From Suite No. 1 in F: Air [2:23]
3. From Suite No. 1 in F: Minuet [3:06]
4. Suite No. 2 in D: Prelude [2:13]
5. Suite No. 2 in D: Hornpipe [4:02]
6. Suite No. 2 in D: Minuet [1:54]
7. Suite No. 2 in D: Lentement [1:39]
8. Suite No. 2 in D: Bourrée [1:47]

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