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Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)  

George Frideric Handel

born: 23 February 1685
died: 14 April 1759
country: United Kingdom

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The young Handel’s genius was matched by the energy and acumen with which he pursued his own professional interests. During his triumphant Italian sojourn from late 1706 to early 1710, ‘Il caro Sassone’, as he was dubbed, had cultivated the support of a raft of wealthy, influential patrons. Such was his international prestige at the age of twenty-five that in June 1710 he landed the post of Kapellmeister to Georg, Elector of Hanover, on terms so favourable as to stretch credulity: a generous salary, plus ‘leave to be absent for a 12-month or more if he chose it, and to go whithersoever he please’. Four months later, lured by the new-found craze for Italian opera, it pleased him to travel to London, then a seething city of nearly a million inhabitants.

After the triumphant first run of his first London opera Rinaldo, premiered at the Queen’s Theatre, Haymarket, in February 1711, Handel departed, reluctantly, for Hanover. But he had already resolved to return to London. The pliant elector gave him permission to make the trip in September 1712 ‘on condition that he engaged to return within a reasonable time’. He never did, though as Georg knew he would succeed the ailing Queen Anne on the British throne (she died in August 1714), his Kapellmeister’s breach of contract was less reprehensible than might first appear. With his access to the most influential circles, Handel may even have been a useful source of information to the future George I.

A contemporary commentator noted: ‘His return to London was hailed by the musical world as a national acquisition, and every measure was adopted to make his abode pleasant and permanent.’ Indeed it was. In the autumn of 1712, the twenty-seven-year-old composer made London his home, staying first at Barn Elms (present-day Barnes), then at Burlington House in Piccadilly, the luxurious mansion of one of his aristocratic patrons, Lord Burlington. He quickly became the de facto resident composer of the Haymarket opera company, and a court ‘insider’. The following year Queen Anne granted him an annual pension of £200, an arrangement continued by George I. Long before he took British citizenship in 1727, Handel was being acclaimed as ‘the Orpheus of our Century’, and Henry Purcell’s undisputed successor as Britain’s national composer.

from notes by Richard Wigmore © 2014

Albums
'Handel & Haydn: Angela Hewitt plays Handel & Haydn' (CDA67736)
Handel & Haydn: Angela Hewitt plays Handel & Haydn
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'Handel & Telemann: Water Music' (CDA66967)
Handel & Telemann: Water Music
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'Handel, Blow & Boyce: Music for St Paul's' (CDH55359)
Handel, Blow & Boyce: Music for St Paul's
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'Handel: 20 Sonatas Op 1' (CDS44411/3)
Handel: 20 Sonatas Op 1
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'Handel: Acis and Galatea' (CDA66361/2)
Handel: Acis and Galatea
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'Handel: Alexander Balus' (CDA67241/2)
Handel: Alexander Balus
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'Handel: Aminta e Filide' (CDH55077)
Handel: Aminta e Filide
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'Handel: An Ode for St Cecilia’s Day' (CDA67463)
Handel: An Ode for St Cecilia’s Day
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'Handel: Arias' (CDA67979)
Handel: Arias
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'Handel: Chandos Anthems Nos 5a, 6a & 8' (CDA67926)
Handel: Chandos Anthems Nos 5a, 6a & 8
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'Handel: Chandos Anthems Nos 7, 9 & 11a' (CDA67737)
Handel: Chandos Anthems Nos 7, 9 & 11a
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'Handel: Deborah' (CDA66841/2)
Handel: Deborah
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'Handel: Dettingen Te Deum' (CDA67678)
Handel: Dettingen Te Deum
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'Handel: English Arias' (CDH55419)
Handel: English Arias
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'Handel: Essential Handel' (KING6)
Handel: Essential Handel
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'Handel: Fireworks Music & Coronation Anthems' (CDA66350)
Handel: Fireworks Music & Coronation Anthems
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'Handel: Fireworks Music & Water Music' (CDH55375)
Handel: Fireworks Music & Water Music
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'Handel: German Arias' (CDA67627)
Handel: German Arias
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'Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice' (CDA67842)
Handel: Handel's Finest Arias for Base Voice
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'Handel: Harpsichord Suites' (CDD22045)
Handel: Harpsichord Suites
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'Handel: Heroic Arias' (CDH55370)
Handel: Heroic Arias
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'Handel: Il Duello Amoroso' (CDH55136)
Handel: Il Duello Amoroso
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'Handel: Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno' (CDA67681/2)
Handel: Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno
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'Handel: Italian Duets' (CDA66440)
Handel: Italian Duets
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'Handel: Joseph and his Brethren' (CDA67171/3)
Handel: Joseph and his Brethren
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'Handel: Joshua' (CDA66461/2)
Handel: Joshua
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'Handel: Judas Maccabaeus' (CDA66641/2)
Handel: Judas Maccabaeus
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'Handel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato' (CDA67283/4)
Handel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
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'Handel: Messiah' (CDA67800)
Handel: Messiah
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'Handel: Messiah' (CDD22019)
Handel: Messiah
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'Handel: Music for royal occasions' (CDA66315)
Handel: Music for royal occasions
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'Handel: Opera Arias' (CDS44271/3)
Handel: Opera Arias
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'Handel: Opera Arias and Overtures, Vol. 1' (CDA66860)
Handel: Opera Arias and Overtures, Vol. 1
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'Handel: Opera Arias and Overtures, Vol. 2' (CDA67128)
Handel: Opera Arias and Overtures, Vol. 2
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'Handel: Organ Concertos' (CDD22052)
Handel: Organ Concertos
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'Handel: Ottone' (CDS44511/3)
Handel: Ottone
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'Handel: Parnasso in Festa' (CDA67701/2)
Handel: Parnasso in Festa
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'Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op 3' (CDH55075)
Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op 3
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'Handel: The Choice of Hercules' (CDA67298)
Handel: The Choice of Hercules
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'Handel: The Complete Flute Sonatas' (CDA67278)
Handel: The Complete Flute Sonatas
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'Handel: The Eight Great Suites' (CDA68041/2)
Handel: The Eight Great Suites
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'Handel: The Occasional Oratorio' (CDA66961/2)
Handel: The Occasional Oratorio
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'Handel: The Rival Queens' (CDA66950)
Handel: The Rival Queens
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'Handel: The Triumph of Time and Truth' (CDD22050)
Handel: The Triumph of Time and Truth
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'Handel: Trio Sonatas for oboe, violin and continuo' (CDH55280)
Handel: Trio Sonatas for oboe, violin and continuo
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'Hyperion monthly sampler – September 2014' (HYP201409)
Hyperion monthly sampler – September 2014
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'Arias for Guadagni' (CDA67924)
Arias for Guadagni
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'Blow, Boyce & Handel: Music for St Paul's' (CDH55359)
Blow, Boyce & Handel: Music for St Paul's
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'English 18th-century Keyboard Concertos' (CDH55341)
English 18th-century Keyboard Concertos
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'Fairest Isle' (CDA67115)
Fairest Isle
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'Favourite Baroque Classics' (CDH55020)
Favourite Baroque Classics
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'Favourite Classics' (CDH55001)
Favourite Classics
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'Grainger: Rambles and Reflections' (CDH55454)
Grainger: Rambles and Reflections
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'Handel in Hamburg' (CDH55324)
Handel in Hamburg
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'Haydn & Handel: Angela Hewitt plays Handel & Haydn' (CDA67736)
Haydn & Handel: Angela Hewitt plays Handel & Haydn
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'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
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'Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 6 – Liszt at the Opera I' (CDA66371/2)
Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 6 – Liszt at the Opera I
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'Rejoice, the Lord is king!' (CDA68013)
Rejoice, the Lord is king!
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'Telemann & Handel: Water Music' (CDA66967)
Telemann & Handel: Water Music
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'The Coronation of King George II' (CDA67286)
The Coronation of King George II
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'The Emma Kirkby Collection' (CDA66227)
The Emma Kirkby Collection
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'The English Hymn, Vol. 5 – Lead, kindly Light' (CDP12105)
The English Hymn, Vol. 5 – Lead, kindly Light
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'The James Bowman Collection' (KING3)
The James Bowman Collection
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'The Maiden's Prayer' (CDH55410)
The Maiden's Prayer
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'The Noble Bass Viol' (CDA67088)
The Noble Bass Viol
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'Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame' (CDA67020)
Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame
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'While shepherds watched' (CDH55325)
While shepherds watched
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'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
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'The King's Consort Baroque Collection' (KING4)
The King's Consort Baroque Collection
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'The King's Consort Collection' (KING7)
The King's Consort Collection
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'Hyperion monthly sampler – May 2014' (HYP201405)
Hyperion monthly sampler – May 2014
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On other labels
'Handel: Acis and Galatea' (CKD319)
Handel: Acis and Galatea
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'Handel: Concerti Grossi Op 6' (CKD362)
Handel: Concerti Grossi Op 6
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'Handel: Esther' (CKD397)
Handel: Esther
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'Handel: Messiah' (LSO0607)
Handel: Messiah
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'Handel: Messiah' (CKD285)
Handel: Messiah
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'A Matthay Miscellany – Rare and unissued recordings by Tobias Matthay and his pupils' (APR6014)
A Matthay Miscellany – Rare and unissued recordings by Tobias Matthay and his pupils
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'Edwin Fischer – The First Beethoven Sonata Recordings' (APR5502)
Edwin Fischer – The First Beethoven Sonata Recordings
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'Harold Bauer – The complete recordings' (APR7302)
Harold Bauer – The complete recordings
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'Moriz Rosenthal – The complete recordings' (APR7503)
Moriz Rosenthal – The complete recordings
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'Percy Grainger – The complete 78-rpm solo recordings' (APR7501)
Percy Grainger – The complete 78-rpm solo recordings
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'The Piano G & Ts, Vol. 2 – Alfred Grünfeld, Raoul Pugno & Natalia Janotha' (APR5532)
The Piano G & Ts, Vol. 2 – Alfred Grünfeld, Raoul Pugno & Natalia Janotha
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'The Piano G & Ts, Vol. 4 – Diémer, Eibenschütz, Hofmann & Backhaus' (APR5534)
The Piano G & Ts, Vol. 4 – Diémer, Eibenschütz, Hofmann & Backhaus
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Alphabetical listing of all musical works
[Country Dances I & II]  Movement 9 of Water Music, HWV349/350 (Handel)
A chi spera, o luci amate  Movement 4 of Troppo cruda (Handel)
A mirarvi io son intento (Handel)
Aci, Galatea e Polifemo, HWV72 (Handel)
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Admeto, Re di Tessaglia, HWV22 (Handel)
Agrippina, HWV6 (Handel)
Ah! Ruggiero crudel, tu non mi amasti! (Alcina)  Act 3 Scene 13, Aria of Alcina, HWV34 (Handel)
Ah! spietato! e non ti muove (Melissa)  Act 1, Aria of Amadigi di Gaula, HWV11 (Handel)
Ah, sommi dei, cui la giustizia arruota  First line to Perché viva il caro sposa (Esilena), Act 3, Aria of Rodrigo, HWV5 (Handel)
Air, with five variations 'The harmonious blacksmith'  Movement 4 of Suite No 5 in E major, HWV430 (Handel)
Al lampo dell'armi (Cesare)  Act 2, Aria from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17 (Handel)
Alcina, HWV34 (Handel)
Alessandro, HWV21 (Handel)
Alexander Balus (Handel)
Alexander's Feast, HWV75 (Handel)
Alla Hornpipe  Movement 2 of Water Music, HWV349/350 (Handel)
Allegro in F  Movement of Water Music, HWV348 (Handel)
Allegro ma non troppo  Movement of Concerto a due cori No 2 in F, HWV333 (Handel)
Almighty pow'r (Solomon)  Accompagnato from Solomon (Handel)
Almira, HWV1 (Handel)
Altra volta incatenarmi  Movement 2 of Nò, di voi non vo' fidarmi (Handel)
Amadigi di Gaula, HWV11 (Handel)
Amarilli vezzosa 'Il duello amoroso', HWV82 (Handel)
Aminta e Fillide 'Arresta il passo', HWV83 (Handel)
An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
Andante  Movement of Violin Concerto in B flat, HWV288 (Handel)
Apollo e Dafne, HWV122 (Handel)
Arianna in Creta, HWV32 (Handel)
Ariodante, HWV33 (Handel)
As from the pow'r of sacred lays  No 13, Solo and Chorus of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
As pants the hart 'Chandos Anthem No 6a', HWV251b (Handel)
As steals the morn upon the night (Il Moderato)  Part 3 No 7, Duet of L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55 (Handel)
Atalanta, HWV35 (Handel)
Aure, fonti, ombre gradite (Rossane)  Act 2, Aria of Alessandro, HWV21 (Handel)
Belshazzar, HWV61 (Handel)
Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV38 (Handel)
But bright Cecilia rais'd the wonder  No 12, Accompagnato of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
But oh! What art can teach  No 10, Aria of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
Caddi, è ver (Lucifero)  Part 1 No 4, Aria from La Resurrezione, HWV47 (Handel)
Cangia i gemiti in baci, e più non brama  Movement 2 of Langue, geme, sospira (Handel)
Cara pianta (Apollo)  No 18, Aria from Apollo e Dafne, HWV122 (Handel)
Cara speme, questo core (Sesto)  Act 1 Scene 8, Aria from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17 (Handel)
Cara sposa (Rinaldo)  Act 1, Aria from Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Carco sempre di gloria  No 5, Recitative of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
Caro padre, a me non dei  Act 1 Scene 3, Aria of Ezio, HWV29 (Handel)
Cease, ruler of the day, to rise (Dejanira)  Act 2 Scene 6, Aria from Hercules, HWV60 (Handel)
Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
Chaconne in G major (Handel)
Chaconne in G major, HWV435 (Handel)
Che tirannia d'amor! (Lisaura)  Act 2, Aria of Alessandro, HWV21 (Handel)
Chi t'intende? o cieca instabile! (Berenice)  Act 3 Scene 4, Aria of Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV38 (Handel)
Clori, mia bella Clori, HWV92 (Handel)
Con l'ali di costanza (Ariodante)  Act 1 Scene 8, Aria from Ariodante, HWV33 (Handel)
Concerto a due cori No 2 in F, HWV333 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in A major, Op 6 No 11 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 6 No 7 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op 6 No 8 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in D major, Op 6 No 5 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 6 No 10 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 6 No 10 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op 6 No 3 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 2 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 9 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 6 No 1 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 6 (Handel)
Concerto Grosso, Op 3 No 2 (Handel)
Concerto in F major 'No 4a', HWV315 (Handel)
Concerto No 1 in B flat major, HWV312 (Handel)
Concerto No 2 in B flat major, HWV313 (Handel)
Concerto No 3 in G major, HWV314 (Handel)
Concerto No 5 in D minor, HWV316 (Handel)
Concerto No 6 in D major, HWV317/337 (Handel)
Conservate, raddoppiate (Handel)
Cor di padre, e cor d' amante (Asteria)  Act 3, Aria of Tamerlano, HWV18 (Handel)
Correte pur a fiumi, amare lacrime  First line to Vorrei, né pur saprei (Elmira), Act 3 Scene 8, Aria of Sosarme, Re di Media, HWV30 (Handel)
Crudeltà nè lontananza  Movement 2 of Sono liete, fortunate (Handel)
Das zitternde Glänzen der spielenden Wellen, HWV203 (Handel)
Deborah, HWV51 (Handel)
Deidamia, HWV42 (Handel)
Desterò dall' empia Dite (Melissa)  Act 2, Aria of Amadigi di Gaula, HWV11 (Handel)
Destructive war (Cyrus)  Act 3 Scene 3, Aria from Belshazzar, HWV61 (Handel)
Dica il falso, dica il vero (Rossane)  Act 2, Aria of Alessandro, HWV21 (Handel)
Die ihr aus dunkeln Grüften, HWV208 (Handel)
Dissembling, false, perfidious Hercules!  First line to Cease, ruler of the day, to rise (Dejanira), Act 2 Scene 6, Aria from Hercules, HWV60 (Handel)
Dite pace, e fulminate (Elmira)  Act 1 Scene 9, Aria of Sosarme, Re di Media, HWV30 (Handel)
Dopo notte (Ariodante)  Act 3 Scene 9, Aria from Ariodante, HWV33 (Handel)
Dunque annoda pur, ben mio  Movement 3 of Tanti strali al sen mi scocchi (Handel)
È ben degna di lode  No 7, Recitative of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
E vibrando in un baleno  Movement 3 of A mirarvi io son intento (Handel)
E vivo ancora? E senza il ferro?  First line to Scherza infida! (Ariodante), Act 2 Scene 3, Aria from Ariodante, HWV33 (Handel)
Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
Eternal source of light divine  Movement 1 of Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne 'Eternal source of light divine' (Handel)
Ezio, HWV29 (Handel)
Father of heav'n! From thy eternal throne (Priest)  Act 3 No 1, Air from Judas Maccabaeus (Handel)
Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden, HWV210 (Handel)
Flute Sonata in A minor 'Halle Sonata No 1', HWV374 (Handel)
Flute Sonata in B minor 'Halle Sonata No 3', HWV376 (Handel)
Flute Sonata in B minor, HWV367b (Handel)
Flute Sonata in D major, HWV378 (Handel)
Flute Sonata in E minor 'Halle Sonata No 2', HWV375 (Handel)
Flute Sonata in E minor, HWV359b (Handel)
Flute Sonata in E minor, HWV379 (Handel)
Flute Sonata in G major, HWV363b (Handel)
Fonti amiche, aure leggiere (Seleuce)  Act 1, Aria of Tolomeo, Re di Egitto, HWV25 (Handel)
Fra l'ombre e gl'orrori (Polifemo)  No 23, Aria from Aci, Galatea e Polifemo, HWV72 (Handel)
From harmony, from heav'nly harmony  No 2, Recitative of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
Fronda leggiera e mobile (Handel)
Fugue in E major, HWV612 (Handel)
Fugue in F major, HWV611 (Handel)
Fugue or Voluntary No 1 in G minor, HWV605 (Handel)
Fugue or Voluntary No 2 in G major, HWV606 (Handel)
Fugue or Voluntary No 3 in B flat major, HWV607 (Handel)
Fugue or Voluntary No 4 in B minor, HWV608 (Handel)
Fugue or Voluntary No 5 in A minor, HWV609 (Handel)
Fugue or Voluntary No 6 in C minor, HWV610 (Handel)
Georgia (Handel/Miller)
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17 (Handel)
Giustino, HWV37 (Handel)
Gopsal (Handel/Quinney)
Great God! who, yet but darkly known (Cyrus)  Act 1, Aria from Belshazzar, HWV61 (Handel)
Hark! hark! he strikes the golden lyre (Cleopatra)  Act 1 Scene 1 No 8, Air of Alexander Balus (Handel)
Hark! the herald angels sing  First line to Georgia (Handel/Miller)
Harp Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 6 (Handel)
Hercules, HWV60 (Handel)
Hornpipe from Watermusic (Handel/Grainger)
How can I stay, when love invites? (Assuerus)  Act 2 Scene 2 No 5, Air from Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
Hymning seraphs wake the morning (Handel/Taylor)
I rage, I melt, I burn! (Polyphemus)  Part 2 No 2, Accompagnato from Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
I will magnify thee, O God 'Chandos Anthem No 5a', HWV250a (Handel)
If I give thee honour due (L'Allegro)  Part 1 No 14, Recitative from L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55 (Handel)
Il crudel m' abbandona, e mi detesta  First line to Ah! spietato! e non ti muove (Melissa), Act 1, Aria of Amadigi di Gaula, HWV11 (Handel)
Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV46a (Handel)
Impari ognun da Orlando (Zoroastro)  Act 3 Scene 6 No 10, Accompagnato from Orlando, HWV31 (Handel)
Impious mortal, cease to brave (Barak)  Part 2 No 8, Air of Deborah, HWV51 (Handel)
In den angenehmen Büschen, HWV209 (Handel)
In Jehovah's awful sight (Deborah)  Part 2 No 5, Air of Deborah, HWV51 (Handel)
Infiammate, saettate  Movement 3 of Troppo cruda (Handel)
Io son tradito  First line to Tanti affanni (Ottone), Act 3 Scene 2 No 2, Aria from Ottone, Re di Germania, HWV15 (Handel)
Io ti levo l'impero dell'armi (Partenope)  Act 1 Scene 11 of Partenope, HWV27 (Handel)
Joseph and his brethren (Handel)
Joshua (Handel)
Jubilate 'Utrecht', HWV279 (Handel)
Judas Maccabaeus (Handel)
Kind heaven, if virtue be thy care (Didymus)  Aria from Theodora, HWV68 (Handel)
Kings shall be thy nursing fathers  Part 4 of My heart is inditing, HWV261 (Handel)
Künft'ger Zeiten eitler Kummer, HWV202 (Handel)
La Réjouissance  Movement 4 of Musick for the Royal Fireworks (Handel)
La Resurrezione, HWV47 (Handel)
La sorte mia vacilla (Antigona)  Act 2, Aria of Admeto, Re di Tessaglia, HWV22 (Handel)
La Virtute è un vero nume  No 2, Aria of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55 (Handel)
Langue, geme, sospira (Handel)
L'aura non sempre (Laodice)  Act 2, Aria of Siroe, Re di Persia, HWV24 (Handel)
Leave me, loathsome light (Somnus)  Act 3 Scene 1, Air from Semele, HWV58 (Handel)
Let God arise 'Chandos Anthem No 11a', HWV256a (Handel)
Let the bright seraphim  Movement of Samson (Handel)
Let thy hand be strengthened, HWV259 (Handel)
Look down, harmonious saint (Handel)
Lotario, HWV26 (Handel)
Ma la speme lusinghiera  Movement 2 of Troppo cruda (Handel)
Ma l'amor per mio tormento  Movement 2 of A mirarvi io son intento (Handel)
Ma se l'alma sempre geme  Movement 2 of Tanti strali al sen mi scocchi (Handel)
Maccabaeus (Handel)
March (Handel)
Martial Symphony – Destructive war (Cyrus)  Act 3 Scene 3, Symphony – Aria from Belshazzar, HWV61 (Handel)
Meine Seele hört im Sehen, HWV207 (Handel)
Messiah, HWV56 (Handel)
M'hai resa infelice (Deidamia)  Act 3 Scene 2, Aria of Deidamia, HWV42 (Handel)
Mi deride l'amante  First line to Desterò dall' empia Dite (Melissa), Act 2, Aria of Amadigi di Gaula, HWV11 (Handel)
Mi lusinga il dolce affetto (Ruggiero)  Act 2 Scene 3, Aria from Alcina, HWV34 (Handel)
Mie piante correte (Apollo)  No 17, Aria from Apollo e Dafne, HWV122 (Handel)
Mirth, admit me of thy crew (L'Allegro)  Part 1 No 15, Air from L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55 (Handel)
Musette  Act 3 No 1, Symphony Part 2 of The Occasional Oratorio (Handel)
Musick for the Royal Fireworks (Handel)
Muzio Scevola, HWV13 (Handel)
My heart is inditing, HWV261 (Handel)
My song shall be alway 'Chandos Anthem No 7', HWV252 (Handel)
Nel mondo e nell'abisso (Isacio)  Act 3 Scene 4, Aria from Riccardo Primo, Re d'Inghilterra, HWV23 (Handel)
Nò, di voi non vo' fidarmi (Handel)
No, più soffrir non voglio (Lisaura)  Act 1, Aria of Alessandro, HWV21 (Handel)
Nodi voi, che gli stringeste  Movement 2 of Conservate, raddoppiate (Handel)
Non vi piacque, ingiusti dei (Emira)  Act 2, Aria of Siroe, Re di Persia, HWV24 (Handel)
Now persecution shall lay by her iron rod – Tune your harps to cheerful strains (1st Israelite)  Act 1 Scene 2 Nos 1-2, Recitative – Aria from Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
O come chiare e belle, HWV143 (Handel)
O come, let us sing unto the Lord 'Chandos Anthem No 8', HWV253 (Handel)
O diva Ecate, sian d'effetto vuoti  First line to Dite pace, e fulminate (Elmira), Act 1 Scene 9, Aria of Sosarme, Re di Media, HWV30 (Handel)
O fairest of ten thousand fair (Michal/David)  Act 2, Duet from Saul, HWV53 (Handel)
O liberty, thou choicest treasure (Israelitish woman)  Act 1 No 14, Air of Judas Maccabaeus (Handel)
O Lord, whose mercies numberless (David)  Act 1 Scene 5, Aria from Saul, HWV53 (Handel)
O praise the Lord with one consent 'Chandos Anthem No 9', HWV254 (Handel)
O ruddier than the cherry (Polyphemus)  Part 2 No 3, Air from Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Oboe Concerto in G minor, HWV287 (Handel)
Oboe Sonata in B flat major, HWV357 (Handel)
Oboe Sonata in C minor, HWV366 (Handel)
Oboe Sonata in F major, HWV363a (Handel)
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne 'Eternal source of light divine' (Handel)
Ombre, piante, urne funeste! (Rodelinda)  Act 1, Aria of Rodelinda, regina de' Longobardi, HWV19 (Handel)
Or la tromba – Battaglia (Rinaldo)  Act 3, Aria from Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Or la tromba (Rinaldo)  Act 3, Aria from Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Or let the merry bells ring round (L'Allegro)  Part 1 No 22, Air with chorus of L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in A major, Op 7 No 2 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 2 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 1 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 3 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 6 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in D minor, Op 7 No 4 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in F major, Op 4 No 4 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in F major, Op 4 No 5 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 4 No 1 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 4 No 3 (Handel)
Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 7 No 5 (Handel)
Organ concerto movement in D minor (Handel)
Organ concerto movement in D minor, HWV317/ii (Handel)
Organ Concerto No 14 in A major, HWV296a (Handel)
Orlando, HWV31 (Handel)
Orpheus could lead the savage race  No 11, Aria of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
Ottone, Re di Germania, HWV15 (Handel)
Parnasso in Festa, HWV73 (Handel)
Partenope, HWV27 (Handel)
Pena tiranna (Dardano)  Act 2, Aria from Amadigi di Gaula, HWV11 (Handel)
Perché viva il caro sposa (Esilena)  Act 3, Aria of Rodrigo, HWV5 (Handel)
Placa l'alma (Rossane/Lisaura)  Act 1, Aria of Alessandro, HWV21 (Handel)
Qual'insolita luce (Lucifero)  Part 1 No 3, Accompagnato from La Resurrezione, HWV47 (Handel)
Quando mai, spietata sorte (Zenobia)  Act 2 Scene 1, Aria from Radamisto, HWV12a (Handel)
Quando non ho più core  Movement 2 of Se tu non lasci amore (Handel)
Quando non vede la cara madre (Pulcheria)  Act 3, Aria of Riccardo Primo, Re d'Inghilterra, HWV23 (Handel)
Quanto più fien tenaci  First line to Scherz in mar la navicella (Adelaide), Act 1 Scene 9, Aria of Lotario, HWV26 (Handel)
Quest'è dunque la fede? (Alceste)  Act 2, Recitative of Admeto, Re di Tessaglia, HWV22 (Handel)
Racks, gibbets, sword and fire (Valens)  Act 1 No 5, Air from Theodora, HWV68 (Handel)
Radamisto, HWV12a (Handel)
Recorder Sonata in A minor, HWV362 (Handel)
Recorder Sonata in B flat major, HWV377 (Handel)
Recorder Sonata in C major, HWV365 (Handel)
Recorder Sonata in D minor, HWV367a (Handel)
Recorder Sonata in F major, HWV369 (Handel)
Recorder Sonata in G minor, HWV360 (Handel)
Rejoice the Lord is king! (Handel/Wesley)
Rejoice, the Lord is king!  First line to Gopsal (Handel/Quinney)
Revenge, Timotheus cries  Part 2 No 2, Air from Alexander's Feast, HWV75 (Handel)
Riccardo Primo, Re d'Inghilterra, HWV23 (Handel)
Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Rodelinda, regina de' Longobardi, HWV19 (Handel)
Rodrigo, HWV5 (Handel)
Saggio quel cor che libero  Movement 2 of Fronda leggiera e mobile (Handel)
Samson (Handel)
Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira, S181 (Liszt/Handel)
Saul, HWV53 (Handel)
Scherz in mar la navicella (Adelaide)  Act 1 Scene 9, Aria of Lotario, HWV26 (Handel)
Scherza infida! (Ariodante)  Act 2 Scene 3, Aria from Ariodante, HWV33 (Handel)
Scipione, HWV20 (Handel)
Scoglio d' immota fronte (Berenice)  Act 2, Aria of Scipione, HWV20 (Handel)
Se parla nel mio cor (Giustino)  Act 1, Aria from Giustino, HWV37 (Handel)
Se tu non lasci amore (Handel)
See, the conqu'ring hero comes! (Chorus of youths/Chorus of virgins)  Act 3 No 5, Chorus of Judas Maccabaeus (Handel)
Sei cara, sei bella  No 6a, Aria of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
Semele, HWV58 (Handel)
Serse, HWV40 (Handel)
Sharp violins proclaim  No 9, Aria of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
Sibilar gli angui d'Aletto (Argante)  Act 1 No 10, Aria from Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Silla, HWV10 (Handel)
Sing unto God 'Wedding Anthem for Prince Frederick and Princess Augusta' (Handel)
Singe, Seele, Gott zum Preise, HWV206 (Handel)
Siroe, Re di Persia, HWV24 (Handel)
So per prova i vostri inganni  Movement 3 of Nò, di voi non vo' fidarmi (Handel)
Solemn March during the circumvection of the Ark of the Covenant  Act 2 No 2 of Joshua (Handel)
Solomon (Handel)
Son qual stanco pellegrino (Alceste)  Act 2 Scene 2, Aria of Arianna in Creta, HWV32 (Handel)
Sonata in G minor 'No 8', HWV393 (Handel)
Sonata No 1 in B flat major, HWV380 (Handel)
Sonata No 2 in D minor, HWV381 (Handel)
Sonata No 3 in E flat major, HWV382 (Handel)
Sonata No 4 in F major, HWV383 (Handel)
Sonata No 5 in G major, HWV384 (Handel)
Sonata No 6 in D major, HWV385 (Handel)
Sono liete, fortunate (Handel)
Sorge infausta una procella (Zoroastro)  Act 3 Scene 6 No 11, Aria from Orlando, HWV31 (Handel)
Sosarme, Re di Media, HWV30 (Handel)
Splenda l'alba in oriente  No 4, Aria of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
Stà nell'Ircana (Ruggiero)  Act 3 Scene 3, Aria from Alcina, HWV34 (Handel)
Suite from the operas Florindo and Daphne, HWV336, 352-4 (Handel)
Suite in C minor 'Partita', HWV444 (Handel)
Suite in E minor, HWV438 (Handel)
Suite in G minor possibly from the opera Nero, HWV453 (Handel)
Suite No 1 in A major, HWV426 (Handel)
Suite No 14 in G major, HWV441 (Handel)
Suite No 2 in F major, HWV427 (Handel)
Suite No 3 in D minor, HWV428 (Handel)
Suite No 4 in E minor, HWV429 (Handel)
Suite No 5 in E major, HWV430 (Handel)
Suite No 6 in F sharp minor, HWV431 (Handel)
Suite No 7 in G minor, HWV432 (Handel)
Suite No 8 in F minor, HWV433 (Handel)
Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle, HWV205 (Handel)
Süßer Blumen Ambraflocken, HWV204 (Handel)
Tamerlano, HWV18 (Handel)
Tanti affanni (Ottone)  Act 3 Scene 2 No 2, Aria from Ottone, Re di Germania, HWV15 (Handel)
Tanti strali al sen mi scocchi (Handel)
Te Deum in D major 'Dettingen', HWV283 (Handel)
Te Deum in D major 'Queen Caroline' (Handel)
Te Deum 'Utrecht', HWV278 (Handel)
Tears, such as tender fathers shed (Abinoam)  Part 3 Scene 2 No 2, Air from Deborah, HWV51 (Handel)
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon (Handel)
The Choice of Hercules, HWV69 (Handel)
The King shall rejoice, HWV260 (Handel)
The Melancholy Nymph  Song of The What d'ye Call it? (Handel)
The Occasional Oratorio (Handel)
The raptur'd soul (Didymus)  Act 1 Scene 2, Aria from Theodora, HWV68 (Handel)
The soft complaining flute  No 8, Aria of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
The Triumph of Time and Truth, HWV71 (Handel)
The trumpet's loud clangour  No 6, Aria and Chorus of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
The What d'ye Call it? (Handel)
Theodora, HWV68 (Handel)
There in myrtle shades reclined (Dejanira)  Act 1 Scene 2, Aria from Hercules, HWV60 (Handel)
Thine be the glory  First line to Maccabaeus (Handel)
Thou shalt bring them in (alto)  Act 3 No 3, Aria of The Occasional Oratorio (Handel)
Ti pentirai, crudel, d'aver offeso (Elisa)  Act 3, Aria of Tolomeo, Re di Egitto, HWV25 (Handel)
To God who made the radiant sun (Jonathan)  Act 3 Scene 2 No 8, Air of Alexander Balus (Handel)
To God, our strength, sing loud (bass)  Act 2 No 10, Aria and Chorus of The Occasional Oratorio (Handel)
To pow'r immortal my first thanks are due (Gobrias)  Act 3 Scene 3, Air from Belshazzar, HWV61 (Handel)
Tolomeo, Re di Egitto, HWV25 (Handel)
Tra amplessi innocenti  No 8, Duetto of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
Troppo cruda (Handel)
Tu, armonica Cecilia  No 3, Recitative of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
'Twas when the seas were roaring  First line to The Melancholy Nymph, Song of The What d'ye Call it? (Handel)
Un puro ardor  No 6b, Aria of Cecilia, volgi un sguargo, HWV89 (Handel)
Unveil thy bosom, faithful tomb (Handel/Miller)
V' adoro, pupille (Cleopatra)  Act 2, Sinfonia and Aria of Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17 (Handel)
Va tacito e nascosto (Cesare)  Act 1, Aria from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17 (Handel)
Vedrai s' a tuo dispetto (Almira)  Act 3, Aria of Almira, HWV1 (Handel)
Vedrò fra poco (Alceste)  Act 2, Aria of Admeto, Re di Tessaglia, HWV22 (Handel)
Venti turbini (Rinaldo)  Act 1, Aria from Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Verdi prati (Ruggiero)  Act 2 Scene 12, Aria from Alcina, HWV34 (Handel)
Vieni, o cara (Claudio)  Act 1 Scene 21, Aria from Agrippina, HWV6 (Handel)
Violin Concerto in B flat, HWV288 (Handel)
Violin Sonata in A major, HWV361 (Handel)
Violin Sonata in D major, HWV371 (Handel)
Violin Sonata in D minor, HWV359a (Handel)
Violin Sonata in G major, HWV358 (Handel)
Violin Sonata in G minor, HWV364a (Handel)
Violin Sonata in G minor, HWV364b (Handel)
Vo' far guerra, e vincer voglio (Armida)  Act 2, Aria of Rinaldo, HWV7a (Handel)
Volate più dei venti (Porsena)  Act 3 No 6, Aria from Muzio Scevola, HWV13 (Handel)
Vorrei, né pur saprei (Elmira)  Act 3 Scene 8, Aria of Sosarme, Re di Media, HWV30 (Handel)
Water Music, HWV348 (Handel)
Water Music, HWV348 (Handel)
Water Music, HWV349/350 (Handel)
Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon/Solomon's wife)  Act 1, Duet from Solomon (Handel)
What passion cannot Music raise and quell!  No 5, Aria of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
What though I trace each herb (Solomon)  Act 1, Aria from Solomon (Handel)
When Nature underneath a heap  No 3, Aria of An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76 (Handel)
Where shall I fly? (Dejanira)  Act 3 Scene 3, Aria from Hercules, HWV60 (Handel)
Who is like unto thee, O Lord?  Act 3 No 4, Chorus of The Occasional Oratorio (Handel)
Yet, can I hear that dulcet lay (Hercules)  No 15, Air from The Choice of Hercules, HWV69 (Handel)
Zadok the Priest, HWV258 (Handel)
Zeffiretto, che scorre nel prato (Giustino)  Act 3, Aria from Giustino, HWV37 (Handel)
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