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Title: The Complete Chamber Music
Otros títulos: La Musique de Chambre
Die Kammermusik
La Música de Cámara Completa
Intérprete/ Colaborador: George Frideric Handel; Academy Chamber Ensemble
Código CDU: H.15
Forma Musical: Sonatas (Flute, Violin and Continuo)
Abstract: Most music lovers have encountered George Frederick Handel through holiday-time renditions of the Messiah's "Hallelujah" chorus. And many of them know and love that oratorio of Christ's life and death, as well as a few other greatest hits like the orchestral Water Music and Royal Fireworks Music, and perhaps Judas Maccabeus or one of the other English oratorios. Yet his operas, for which he was widely known in his own time, are the province mainly of specialists in Baroque music, and the events of his life, even though they reflected some of the most important musical issues of the day, have never become as familiar as the careers of Bach or Mozart. Perhaps the single word that best describes his life and music is "cosmopolitan": he was a German composer, trained in Italy, who spent most of his life in England. Handel was born in the German city of Halle on February 23, 1685. His father noted but did not nurture his musical talent, and he had to sneak a small keyboard instrument into ...


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1. Sonata in B ... o - I Andante (Adagio).mp3 4:01 5.503Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Sonata in B ... Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 2:32 3.480Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Sonata in B ... d continuo - III Largo.mp3 3:06 4.252Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Sonata in B ... continuo - IV Allegro.mp3 2:14 3.078Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Sonata in G ... d continuo - I Andante.mp3 2:49 3.857Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Sonata in G ... continuo - II Allegro.mp3 1:13 1.667Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Sonata in G ... d continuo - III Largo.mp3 3:12 4.386Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Sonata in G ... continuo - IV Allegro.mp3 1:50 2.528Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Sonata in B ... o - I Andante (Adagio).mp3 2:46 3.789Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Sonata in B ... continuo - II Allegro.mp3 2:27 3.363Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Sonata in B ... ntinuo - III Larghetto.mp3 3:07 4.272Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. Sonata in B ... continuo - IV Allegro.mp3 3:06 4.248Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. Sonata in F ... continuo - I Larghetto.mp3 2:26 3.347Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. Sonata in F ... continuo - II Allegro.mp3 2:35 3.541Mb MPEG Audio mp3
15. Sonata in F ... continuo - III Adagio.mp3 2:22 3.247Mb MPEG Audio mp3
16. Sonata in F ... continuo - IV Allegro.mp3 2:04 2.830Mb MPEG Audio mp3
17. Sonata in F ... d continuo - V Allegro.mp3 2:26 3.353Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Sonata in B min ... nd continuo - Completo.wav 11:44 118.4Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata in G min ... nd continuo - Completo.wav 8:54 89.81Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata in B fla ... nd continuo - Completo.wav 11:16 113.7Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata in F maj ... nd continuo - Completo.wav 11:42 118.1Mb WAV audio wav

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