The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suites, Overture (Allegro); Hornpipe; Minuet; Lentement; Bourrée Legend has it that Handel composed Water Music to regain the favour of King George I. Get a free MP3 of George Frideric Handel – Water Music: Suite No. 2: Alla Hornpipe, performed by Aradia Ensemble. Water Music. 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.

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Water Music, HWV 348-350 (Handel, George Frideric)

Andante espressivo D minor 5. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suitescomposed by George Frideric Handel. Editor Friedrich Chrysander — Max Seiffertrealization.

Performers Piano and orchestra. This particular piece is one of the most famous, and is one of two Hornpipes in the Water Music.


This sequence derives from Samuel Arnold’s first edition of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating handl Handel’s lifetime. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. At about 8 p. John Walshn.

Autumn arranged for piano The Nutcracker Ballet: CS1 German-language sources de CS1: Disney WorldFodors. Unusually the violins are split into 3 sections. The composer supposedly fell out of favour for moving to London during Queen Anne ‘s reign.

For other topics, see Water Music disambiguation. 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. There are many recordings. Alla Hornpipe D major Minuet Suite 3, 19 5. These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.

Largo—Allegro F major 2.

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Contains a number of manuscript annotations – indicating, among other things, the omission of the bassoon melody on p. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact. Pianists may be interested in our Piano Arrangement of this piece, and other instrumentalists should check our arrangement for Solo Instrument and Piano.


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Allegretto Giocoso Suite 3, 21 6. Contents 1 Performances 1. This particular piece is one of the most famous, and is one of two Hornpipes in the Water Music. Minuet F major 8.

The Music for the Royal Fireworkscomposed 32 years later for another outdoor performance this time, for George II of Great Britain for the fireworks in London’s Green Parkon 27 Aprilhas often been paired with the Water Music on recordings.

This is an arrangement of the Water Music for piano and orchestra. Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks. As was the custom in the Baroque period, Handel wrote a single bass part called the Basso Continuo which would be played by Cellos and Basses if available and also accompanied by a Harpsichordist expanding the figured bass notation. Javascript is required for this feature.