Handel's Water Music

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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.
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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.
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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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/15/2005
  • UPC: 809478009306
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / DTS / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:18:00
  • Format: 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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Handel's Water Music: Recreating a Royal Spectacular
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