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Concerto No 3 in G major, HWV314
composer
Concerti Grossi, Op 3

Recordings
'Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op 3' (CDH55075)
Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op 3
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55075  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Largo e staccato
Track 9 on CDH55075 [0'36] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: Allegro
Track 10 on CDH55075 [2'29] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Adagio
Track 11 on CDH55075 [1'11] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 4: Allegro
Track 12 on CDH55075 [3'45] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Concerto No 3 in G major, HWV314
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There is little doubt that this concerto was compiled by Walsh himself—the Largo, Allegro and Adagio are derived from the opening movements of an anthem and a Te Deum which Handel composed for the Duke of Chandos, and the final Allegro from a harpsichord Fugue in G (HWV252, 281 and 606 respectively). These were composed in 1717–18 at a time when Handel had very small instrumental forces at his disposal. There are several clear errors in the transcription and engraving of this concerto which we have corrected where appropriate. Some of the poor part-writing in the final Allegro has been improved (including the missing bar 81!) but we decided that a completely new transcription was undesirable. Walsh labelled the solo part for ‘Flauto traversa or Hautboy’ and we have opted for the more appropriate flute version accompanied by a solo string quintet and continuo. This is the first recording in this scoring and the result is one of both lightness and clarity.

from notes by Roy Goodman © 1992

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Details for CDA66633 track 10
Allegro
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-93-63310
Duration
2'29
Recording date
17 June 1992
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Recording engineer
Hyperion usage
  1. Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op 3 (CDA66633)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: February 1993
    Deletion date: May 2001
    Superseded by CDH55075
  2. Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op 3 (CDH55075)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: May 2001
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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