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George Frideric Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks

George Frideric Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks

more than an article: Handel – Water Music Check this YouTube documentary….You’ll love it!


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Water Music

In 1712, George Frideric Handel took up permanent residence in England, leaving his employer—the elector of Hanover—behind in Germany. Two years later, the elector of Hanover became George I of England. When the king requested music for royal festivities, Handel wrote Water Music, allegedly to regain the king’s favor. Water Music debuted on a barge accompanying the king down the River Thames in 1717. What did George I think of Handel’s now-famous collection of songs? More… Discuss

Händel: Water music & Music for the royal fireworks | Hervé Niquet


Georg Friedrich Händel: Feuerwerksmusik, German Handel Soloists, cond. Holger Speck: great compositions/performances

Georg Friedrich Händel: Feuerwerksmusik (Fireworks music)

Feuerwerksmusik , MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS – Georg Friedrich Händel: great compositions/performances

Fabulous Composers/Compositions: Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks, Overture.

A spectacular fireworks display set to the ever so apropos Handel: Music for the Royal fireworks. Album details can be found here;http://musicalconcepts.net//component…

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This is a stunning collection of some of the best international crown jewels. I have only included pictures here of crowns and tiaras. Along with this is Handel’sMusic For The Royal Fireworks, Overture”. Enjoy!!
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Georg Friedrich Handel. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351.

Georg Friedrich Handel, (1685 – 1759)
Ouvertüre: Adagio – Allegro- Lentement – Allegro 
La Paix: Largo alla Siciliana
La Réjouissance: Allegro
Menuet I – Menuet II – Menuet I.
Le Concert des National, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 18.02.2012.
Jordi Savall, conductor


G. F. Handel – (1/3) Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV 351 (with live fireworks!) – I. + II. mvt

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Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)

1. Adagio
2. Allegro
3. Lentement
4. Allegro
Orchestra Of San Marco, Luigi Varese – Feux D’artifices Royaux-ouverture