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Title: Music for the Royal Fireworks. Water Music CD1
Otros títulos: A Handel Celebration
Música para los reales fuegos de artificio-Agua música.
Autor/ Compositor: George Frideric Händel
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Neville Marriner / Conducting; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Código CDU: H.14
Forma Musical: Suite (Música)
Oratorio
Obertura
Abstract: The War of Austrian Succession was brought to an end by the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, signed in October 1748. Although England had been a somewhat reluctant participant and had gained little from the war, preparations for celebrations commenced the following month with the erection of a large wooden structure incorporating a triumphal arch in London's Green Park—the framework for a large and impressive display of fireworks. Peace was formally declared in the following February, and Handel, who had then just completed two contrasting oratorios, Susanna and Solomon, was commissioned to provide music for the occasion. Obviously, such music would have to be both grand in scale and suitable for open-air performance—this latter aspect, in practical terms, calling for a large contingent of wind and brass instruments. Handel originally intended to make use of no fewer than 16 each of trumpets and horns. However, he ran into trouble with the organizers, evidenced by a sequence of bad-tempered ...


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25. Suite No. 3 in G- IV Bourrée.mp3 1:28 1.349Mb Unknown mp3
1. Music for th ... ro- Lentement- Allegro.mp3 7:27 6.814Mb Unknown mp3
2. Music for the Royal Fireworks- II Bourrée.mp3 1:27 1.336Mb Unknown mp3
3. Music for th ... - Largo alla siciliana.mp3 2:36 2.377Mb Unknown mp3
4. Music for th ... ks- IV La Réjouissance.mp3 1:55 1.754Mb Unknown mp3
5. Music for the Royal Fireworks- V Menuet.mp3 3:20 3.051Mb Unknown mp3
6. Water Music- ... veture- Largo- Allgero.mp3 3:25 3.124Mb Unknown mp3
7. Water Music- ... - II Adagio e staccato.mp3 2:14 2.049Mb Unknown mp3
8. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- III Allegro.mp3 2:29 2.277Mb Unknown mp3
9. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- IV Andante.mp3 2:37 2.395Mb Unknown mp3
10. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- V Allegro.mp3 2:29 2.279Mb Unknown mp3
11. Water Music ... . 1 in F- VI Passepied.mp3 3:13 2.940Mb Unknown mp3
12. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- VII Air.mp3 2:50 2.597Mb Unknown mp3
13. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- VIII Menuet.mp3 2:34 2.348Mb Unknown mp3
14. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- IX Bourrée.mp3 1:08 1.043Mb Unknown mp3
15. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- X Hornpipe.mp3 1:19 1.209Mb Unknown mp3
16. Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- XI Allegro.mp3 2:53 2.633Mb Unknown mp3
17. Suite No. 2 in D- I Allegro.mp3 2:00 1.838Mb Unknown mp3
18. Suite No. 2 in D- II Alla hornpipe.mp3 4:07 3.758Mb Unknown mp3
19. Suite No. 2 in D- III Menuet.mp3 1:48 1.656Mb Unknown mp3
20. Suite No. 2 in D- IV Lentement.mp3 1:26 1.312Mb Unknown mp3
21. Suite No. 2 in D- V Bourrée.mp3 1:09 1.058Mb Unknown mp3
22. Suite No. 3 in G- I.mp3 2:31 2.310Mb Unknown mp3
23. Suite No. 3 in G- II Rigaudon.mp3 2:28 2.265Mb Unknown mp3
24. Suite No. 3 in G- III Menuet.mp3 3:10 2.901Mb Unknown mp3
Music for the Royal Fireworks- Completo.wav 4:48:17 334.0Mb WAV audio wav
Water Music- Suite No. 1 in F- Completo.wav 5:36:16 538.7Mb WAV audio wav
Water Music- Suite No. 2 in D- Completo.wav 7:34:27 208.0Mb WAV audio wav
Water Music- Suite No. 3 in G- Completo.wav 3:29:11 191.5Mb WAV audio wav

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