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The No.1 Handel Album (2 CDs)

36 songs (2 hours and 26 minutes) Released on 1 January 1995
Disc 1
1
Handel: Solomon HWV 67 / Act 3 - The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:10
2
Handel: Semele HWV 58 / Act 2 - "Where'er You Walk"
Kenneth McKellar, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Adrian Boult
4:01
3
Handel: Water Music Suite - Water Music Suite in F Major - Hornpipe and Andante
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
8:04
4
Handel: Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major - Air
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
3:24
5
Handel: Water Music Suite - Water Music Suite in F Major - Bourée and Hornpipe
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
1:33
6
Handel: Water Music Suite in D Major, HWV 349 - Hornpipe
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
4:06
7
Handel: Rodelinda, HWV 34 / Act 1 - "Dove sei, amato bene?"
Bernadette Greevy, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Raymond Leppard
4:20
8
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 1. Larghetto
Peter Hurford, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra & Joshua Rifkin
2:43
9
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 2. Adagio
Peter Hurford, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra & Joshua Rifkin
4:13
10
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 3. Organo ad libitum: Aria & Passpied (Telemann)
Peter Hurford
4:06
11
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 4. Larghetto
Peter Hurford, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra & Joshua Rifkin
3:13
12
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 5. Allegro
Peter Hurford, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra & Joshua Rifkin
3:11
13
Handel: Suite No.11 in D minor, HWV 437 - Sarabande
Christopher Hogwood
2:54
14
Handel: Berenice, HWV 38 / Act 2 - Minuet from Overture
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
4:10
15
Handel: Jephtha, HWV 70 / Act 3 - "Waft her, angels, through the skies"
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
4:51
16
Handel: Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 - "See, the Conqu'ring Hero Comes!"
Handel Opera Society Orchestra, Handel Opera Society Chorus & Charles Farncombe
2:58
17
Handel: Serse, HWV 40 / Act 1 - Largo
London Symphony Orchestra & George Szell
5:30
18
Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258 - Zadok the Priest
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra & Sir David Willcocks
5:53
Disc 2
1
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351 - 1. Ouverture
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
7:49
2
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351 - 2. Bourrée
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
1:37
3
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351 - 3. La paix
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
2:51
4
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351 - 4. La réjouissance
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
1:58
5
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351 - 5. Menuet I-II
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & George Frideric Handel
2:53
6
Handel: Samson HWV 57 / Act 1 - "Return, O God of hosts"
Kathleen Ferrier, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
4:32
7
Handel: Harp Concerto in B flat, Op.4, No.6, HWV 294 - 1. Andante allegro
Marisa Robles, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Iona Brown
3:51
8
Handel: Harp Concerto in B flat, Op.4, No.6, HWV 294 - 2. Larghetto
Marisa Robles, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Iona Brown
4:35
9
Handel: Harp Concerto in B flat, Op.4, No.6, HWV 294 - 3. Allegro moderato
Marisa Robles, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Iona Brown
2:30
10
Handel: Samson HWV 57 / Act 3 - "Let The Bright Seraphim"
Dame Joan Sutherland, Harry Dilley, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
5:54
11
Handel: Concerto grosso in D, Op.3, No.6, HWV 317 - Concerto Grosso in D, Op.3, No.6, HWV 317
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
6:31
12
Handel: Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day (HWV76) - "The Trumpet's Loud Clangour"
Sir Peter Pears, Philip Jones, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:53
13
Handel: Rinaldo, HWV 7a / Act 3 - March & Battle
English Chamber Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
2:37
14
Handel: Rodelinda, HWV 34 / Act 3 - "Vivi, tiranno, io t'ho scampato"
Marilyn Horne, Vienna Cantata Orchestra & Henry Lewis
6:05
15
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1 - "For Unto Us A Child Is Born"
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:36
16
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 3 - "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"
Elly Ameling, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
5:13
17
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 3 - "The Trumpet Shall Sound"
Gwynne Howell, John Wilbraham, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:59
18
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2 - "Hallelujah"
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:40