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Fugue in F major, HWV611

1705; Hamburg manuscript

The F major Fugue first appeared in a Hamburg manuscript in 1705. It has no tempo directive but has an ‘open air’ subject which suggests vivacity and élan.

from notes by Wilfrid Mellers © 1995

La Fugue en fa majeur fit son apparition pour la première fois dans un manuscrit de Hambourg en 1705. Elle ne possède pas de directives concernant le mouvement, mais son sujet est «ouvert», suggérant de l’élan et de la vivacité.

extrait des notes rédigées par Wilfrid Mellers © 1995
Français: Isabelle Dubois

Die Fuge in F-Dur erschien zuerst in einem Hamburger Manuskript im Jahre 1705. Sie besitzt keinerlei Anweisungen zum Tempo, aber ein „Freiluft“-Thema, das lebhaft und schwungvoll klingt.

aus dem Begleittext von Wilfrid Mellers © 1995
Deutsch: Angelika Malbert


Handel: Harpsichord Suites
CDD220452CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)


Track 23 on CDD22045 CD2 [2'03] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Track-specific metadata for CDD22045 disc 2 track 23

Recording date
1 May 1994
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Handel: The Eight Great Suites (CDA66931/2)
    Disc 2 Track 23
    Release date: February 1995
    Deletion date: November 2002
    2CDs Superseded by CDD22045
  2. Handel: Harpsichord Suites (CDD22045)
    Disc 2 Track 23
    Release date: November 2002
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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