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Handel’s Water Music is a collection of three suites for orchestra. Our listening piece from this larger work is “Alla Hornpipe,” the 2nd movement from the Suite in . This dance is in triple meter, in a fast tempo, and played by an orchestra comprising winds, brass, strings, and percussion. [Handel, Water Music, –0: 25]. Handel’s Water Music is made up of three orchestral suites, written for an outdoor a jaunty ‘Bourée’, a stately ‘Minuet’ and ends with the grand ‘Alla Hornpipe’.

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Alla Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music – BBC News

Contents 1 Performances 1. Editor Hans Ferdinand Redlich Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks. Editor Friedrich Chrysander — Chrysander’s edition also contains an earlier version of the first two movements of HWV in the key of F major composed in originally scored for two natural horns, two oboes, bassoon, strings and continuowhere in addition to the horn fanfares and orchestral responses, the original version contained an elaborate concerto-like first violin part.

Creative Commons Attribution 3. Enhanced PDF with embedded sound. Adagio e staccato 3. Retrieved from ” https: Editor Max Seiffertrealization. The composer supposedly fell out of favour for moving to London during Queen Anne ‘s reign. Hornpipe F major I hereby present the flute-suite.

Alla Hornpipe D major Copyist Johann Gottfried Grundig ca. Handel – Water Music. Problems playing these files? Views Read Edit View history.

Duration 45 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. Handel’s Water Music is made up of three orchestral suites, written for an outdoor performance for King George I on the Thames. This story was first related by Handel’s early biographer John Mainwaring ; although it may have some foundation in fact, the tale as told by Mainwaring has been doubted by some Handel scholars.


Copyright not renewed and is ineligible for NIE restoration due to PD status in its country of origin. Both were aware the Elector of Hanover would eventually succeed to the British throne after Queen Anne’s death. I hereby present the trumpet suite 2nd suite. There is evidence for the different arrangement found in Chrysander ‘s Gesellschaft edition of Handel’s works in volume 47, published inwhere the movements from the “suites” in D and G were mingled and published as one work with HWV Performers Piano and orchestra.

Date of reprint on rear cover. Arranger Carl Burchard See more Handel Album Reviews. Many other Londoners also took to the river to hear the concert. Allegro Maestoso Suite 2, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.

Allegretto Giocoso Suite 3, 21 6. On arriving at Chelsea, the king left his barge, then returned to it at about 11 p. This sequence derives from Samuel Arnold’s first edition of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating from Handel’s lifetime. Allegro Vivace Suite 1, 5 2. Another legend has it that the Elector of Hanover approved of Handel’s permanent move to London, knowing the separation between them would be temporary.

Largo—Allegro F major 2. Presto F major 9. Handel had been employed by the future king George while he was still Elector of Hanoverbefore he succeeded to the British throne. PDF typeset by Unknown K. This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat It was rumoured that the Water Music was composed to help King George steal some of the London spotlight back from the prince who, at the time, worried that his time to rule would be shortened by his father’s long life, was throwing lavish parties and dinners to compensate for it.


Creative Commons Attribution 4. There’s actually no set order for the suites to be performed, but it’s generally agreed the first is in F major, the second is in D, and the third is in G.

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The orchestral part is unchanged but often cut into pieces to let the piano play. Naxos Javascript not enabled. The Music for the Royal Fireworkscomposed 32 years later for another outdoor performance this time, hognpipe George II of Great Britain for the fireworks in London’s Green Parkon 27 Aprilhas often been paired with the Water Music on recordings.

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Hsndel Title Water Music Alt ernative. A performance of Water Music plays a major role in the movie The Madness of King Georgein nandel King George III exhibits very erratic and inappropriate behavior at a concert, yelling at the orchestra to play louder and eventually taking the place of the harpsichordist, playing very badlyculminating in a physical altercation with the Prince of Wales, leading to the Prince of Wales asking to be named Regent.

Andante espressivo D minor 5. Public Domain in the USA. These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.