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Handel and His Royal Masters

Donald Macleod presents music associated with the various monarchs who reigned during Handel's time in England.

Donald Macleod introduces music associated with the various monarchs who reigned during Handel's time in England, including an orchestral suite famously performed on the River Thames for King George I, the best loved of all his anthems, performed at the coronation of his son George II, and an oratorio written to celebrate the Hanoverian victory over the second Jacobite Rebellion.

1 hour

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne

    Conductor: Stephen CLEOBURY Performer: Michael GEORGE - Bass Performer: Robin BLAZE - Counter-tenor Performer: Academy Of Ancient Music Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir

    • EMI.
    • CDC 5-57140-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water music - suite in D major HWV.349

    Performer: Herve NIQUET - Director

    • Glossa:.
    • GCDSA 9216161.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest - coronation anthem no. 1 HWV.258

    Conductor: Robert KING Performer: The KING'S CONSORT

    • HYPERION.
    • CDAX-67286.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto in B flat major Op.4`6 vers. for organ and orchestra

    Performer: Bob van ASPEREN - Harpsichord Performer: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

    • VIRGIN VERITAS.
    • 545174-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus

    Conductor: Nicholas MCGEGAN Performer: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Performer: U Of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU-907077.78.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus

    Conductor: Nicholas MCGEGAN Performer: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Performer: U Of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU-907077.78.

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