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The Very Best of Handel

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  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 730099210928
  • Catalog Number: 8552109-10
  • Sales rank: 121,351

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–3 Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (5:51)
  2. 2 Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: La paix - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:25)
  3. 3 Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op.6/12, HWV 330: Larghetto - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:44)
  4. 4 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (6:10)
  5. 5 Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: See here the conqu'ring hero comes - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:08)
  6. 6 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Overture - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:09)
  7. 7 Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:38)
  8. 8 Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.1, No.5 in E major, HWV 430: Air and Variations 'Harmonious Blacksmith' - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (4:14)
  9. 9 Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (Eternal Source of Light Divine), HWV 74: Eternal Source of Light Divine - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:32)
  10. 10 Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: Le rejouissance - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:06)
  11. 11 Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.3/6, HWV 317: Vivace - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (2:43)
  12. 12 Dixit Dominus, hymn for soloists, chorus & orchestra in G minor, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (5:36)
  13. 13 Saul, oratorio, HWV 53: Dead March - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:07)
  14. 14 Recorder Sonata in A minor, Op.1/4, HWV 362: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:11)
  15. 15 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: How beautiful are the feet - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:24)
  16. 16 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Allegro - Andante - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (6:59)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:28)
  2. 2 Ode for St Cecilia's Day (Song for St Cecilia's Day) for soloists, chorus & orchestra, HWV 76: What Passion cannot Music raise - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (8:19)
  3. 3 Oboe Concerto in G minor (No.3), HWV 287 (possibly spurious): Sarabande - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:05)
  4. 4 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: He was despised - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (5:03)
  5. 5 Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6/6, HWV 324: Larghetto e affettuoso - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:28)
  6. 6 Samson, oratorio, HWV 57: Let the Bright Seraphim - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (5:26)
  7. 7 Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (No.13), HWV 295: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:21)
  8. 8 Violin Sonata in D major, Op.1/13, HWV 371: Larghetto - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:36)
  9. 9 Concerto a due cori No.1 in B flat major, HWV 332: A tempo ordinario - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (4:09)
  10. 10 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (4:07)
  11. 11 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Air - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (2:32)
  12. 12 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Alla Hornpipe - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:02)
  13. 13 Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Ombra ma fui - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:27)
  14. 14 Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6/6, HWV 324: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (2:30)
  15. 15 Te Deum (Dettingen) for soloists, chorus & orchestra in D major, HWV 283: Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this day - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (2:14)
  16. 16 Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75: Allegro - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:23)
  17. 17 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah - George Frideric Handel & Alsfelder Vokalensemble (3:42)
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