Category Archives: George Frederick Handel

Allemande from Handel’s D minor Suite HWV 428, played on a real 18th century harpsichord

Allemande from Handel’s D minor Suite HWV 428, played on the William Smith (c1720) harpsichord at the Bate Collection in Oxford, by Douglas Mews. This instrument quite possibly was played by Handel himself and is certainly built in a style … Continue reading

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Handel House Harpsichords

Handel House Harpsichords

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Handel House Museum

Handel House Museum

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BBC Documentary – Handel’s Messiah at the Foundling Hospital

BBC Documentary –  Handel’s Messiah at the Foundling Hospital. Handel’s Messiah is one of the most popular choral pieces in Western music. It has been recorded hundreds of times and contains a tune that is as instantly recognisable as any … Continue reading

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God Rot Tunbridge Wells – The Life Of George Frederic Handel (drama)

God Rot Tunbridge Wells – The Life Of Georg Frederic Handel. A rather blunt and grumpy Handel looks back on his life and works. Handel is played by Trevor Howard. Period drama made in 1985 to celebrate the 300th anniversary … Continue reading

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George Frideric Handel: Joy to the World!

George Frideric Handel: Joy to the World! Christmas Wishes to all WordPress bloggers!

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Guiding Handel’s Legacy: An Interview with Handel House Museum Director Sarah Bardwell

Guiding Handel’s Legacy: An Interview with Handel House Museum Director Sarah Bardwell This has to be one of my dream jobs! http://blog.counterpointspublishing.com/2011/05/1721/

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