The Best of Handel

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/2/1998
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 730099666527
  • Catalog Number: 8556665
  • Sales rank: 9,638

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: Overture - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (8:12)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  2. 2 Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: La rejouissance - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:34)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  3. 3–6 Concerto Grosso in G major, Op.3/3, HWV 314 - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (8:03)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJozef Kopelman
    Performed byJozef Kopelman
    1. 3 Largo e staccato
    2. 4 Allegro
    3. 5 Adagio
    4. 6 Allegro
  4. 7 Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - George Frideric Handel & Bela Banfalvi (3:30)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Performed byBela Banfalvi
  5. 8 Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op.6/4, HWV 322: Larghetto affetuoso - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (2:37)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJozef Kopelman
    Performed byJozef Kopelman
  6. 9 Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.6/5, HWV 323: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (2:13)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJozef Kopelman
    Performed byJozef Kopelman
  7. 10 Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6/6, HWV 324: Larghetto e affettuoso - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:29)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJozef Kopelman
    Performed byJozef Kopelman
  8. 11 Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (No.13), HWV 295: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & John Minnion (3:21)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJohn Tinge
    Performed byJohn Tinge, Handel Festival Chamber Orchestra
  9. 12 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:21)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJozef Kopelman
    Performed byJozef Kopelman
  10. 13 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Andante, non presto - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (4:00)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJozef Kopelman
    Performed byJozef Kopelman
  11. 14 Oboe Concerto in G minor (No.3), HWV 287 (possibly spurious): Largo - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:11)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byRichard Edlinger
    Performed byRichard Edlinger
  12. 15 Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: See the conqu'ring hero comes - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:08)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byRichard Edlinger
    Performed byRichard Edlinger
  13. 16 Largo in F major, instrumental arrangement ("Ombra mai fu" from the opera Serse) - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:43)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byRichard Edlinger
    Performed byRichard Edlinger
  14. 17 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Air - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (2:02)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  15. 18 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Hornpipe - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (1:16)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  16. 19 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Air - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (1:14)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  17. 20 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Alla Hornpipe - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (3:00)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  18. 21 Work(s): Trumpet Concerto in D minor: Largo - Vivace - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (4:39)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byPeter Skvor
    Performed byPeter Skvor
  19. 22 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony (Pifa) - Jaroslav Krcek & George Frideric Handel (3:09)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJaroslav Krcek
    Performed byJaroslav Krcek
  20. 23 Work(s): Trumpet Concerto in D major: Vivace - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (2:48)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byRichard Edlinger
    Performed byRichard Edlinger
  21. 24 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah! - Jaroslav Krcek & George Frideric Handel (3:44)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byJaroslav Krcek
    Performed byJaroslav Krcek, Bratislava City Chorus
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