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Category Archives: George Frederick Handel
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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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
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
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/
Georg Friedrich Handel 8 Cembalo Suites, played by Laura Alvini Handel on Harpsichord. Isn’t this harpsichord a beautiful looking instrument? And it has such a rich sound too. I hadn’t heard these Suites before- very elegant!