50 Best Handel

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50 Best Handel
Various Artists incls Arleen Auger, Max Emaanuel Cencic, Alan Curtis, Natalie Dessay, Joyce DiDonato, Emmanuelle Haim, Richard Hickox, etc

[ Erato / Warner Classics / 3 CD ]

Release Date: Monday 4 April 2011

This item is only available to us via Special Import.

This 3 CD set offers an impressive assortment of well-known and beloved works by one of the greatest Baroque composer, Georg Friedrich Handel. This collection features performances by prestigious artists of some of his best loved works including excerpts of Ariodante, Giulio Cesare, Sarabande, Water Music. etc.


Lascia ch'io pianga (from Rinaldo)
Scherza, infida (from Ariodante)
Arianna in Creta, HWV 32: "Ove son... Qui ti sfido" (Teseo)
Radamisto, Atto 2, Scena 1 - 2: Aria: Ombra caro di mia sposa (Radamisto)
Orlando HWV 31 (1733) : Verdi allori
Arminio, ACT II: Duri lacci! voi non siete
Ombra mai fu (from Serse)
Giulio Cesare: Aria: Cara speme, questo core
Teseo (1713): Act II, scene 1 - Dolce Riposo
Handel: Alcina (excerpts)
Duetto: Son nata a lagrimar
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV437
Water Music Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV348
Handel: Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV349
Water Music Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV350
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
Concerto Grosso Op. 3 No. 2 in B flat major, HWV313
Concerto Grosso Op. 3 No. 4a in F Major, HWV315
Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 4 in A minor, HWV322
Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4: II. A tempo ordinario - Allegro non presto
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)
Keyboard Suite, HWV 430 in E major 'The Harmonious Blacksmith': Air & Variations
Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV258 'Zadok the Priest'
Messiah, HWV 56, (3 excerpts)

and much more