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Track(s) taken from CDA66967

Water Music, HWV349/350

composer
1729; original order of movements uncertain

The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Recording details: January 1997
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Ben Turner
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: July 1997
Total duration: 19 minutes 38 seconds

Cover artwork: Lord Mayor’s Barge at Westminster (1830) by David Roberts (1796-1864)
Guildhall Art Gallery, Corporation of London / Bridgeman Art Library, London
 
1
[Ouverture]  [2'00]
2
Alla Hornpipe  [2'58]
3
[Menuet]  [3'03]
4
Rigaudon  [2'42]
5
Lentement  [2'03]
6
Bourrée  [0'51]
7
Menuet [I]  [1'00]
8
[Menuet II]  [2'10]
9
10
[Trumpet Menuet]  [1'22]

Reviews

'A rewarding programme, imaginatively realised and played with panache. Strongly recommended' (Gramophone)

'Performances, engineering, packaging—everything here is first-class: the kind of truly perfect release one usually just dreams about!' (American Record Guide)

'The King's Consort makes Handel's music dance … the whole thing is toe-tappingly infectious' (Classic CD)

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