The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suites, Overture (Allegro); Hornpipe; Minuet; Lentement; Bourrée Legend has it that Handel composed Water Music to regain the favour of King George I. Get a free MP3 of George Frideric Handel – Water Music: Suite No. 2: Alla Hornpipe, performed by Aradia Ensemble. Water Music. Handel’s Water Music is a collection of three suites for orchestra. Our listening piece from this larger work is “Alla Hornpipe,” the 2nd movement.
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I hereby present the flute-suite. The Hornpipe is joyous in nature with some sections sounding like hanfel, so it is well suited for happy celebratory occasions such as sporting events, shows, weddings and other church services.
George Frideric Handel : Hornpipe from The Water Music (from Suite No. 2 in D)
On arriving at Chelsea, the king left his barge, wate returned to it at about 11 p. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. This story was first related by Handel’s early biographer John Mainwaring ; although it may have some foundation in fact, the tale as told by Mainwaring has been doubted by some Handel scholars.
Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Suites by George Frideric Handel European court festivities compositions. The Water Music’s first performance on the Thames was the King’s way of reminding London that he was still there and showing he could carry out gestures even grander than his son’s. This article is about suites by Handel.
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This Hornpipe is also a good example of the use of syncopation by a Baroque composer. Presto F major 7. Hornpipe Suite 1, 9 4. Public Domain in the USA. I hereby present the trumpet suite 2nd suite.
Pianists may be interested in our Piano Arrangement of this piece, and other instrumentalists should check our arrangement for Solo Instrument and Piano. The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suitescomposed by George Frideric Handel.
Contents 1 Performances 1. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Copyist Johann Gottfried Grundig ca.
For simplicity we have excluded both the figured bass and any Harpsichord from the audio files, which would be hard to hear in any case. It was rumoured that the Water Music was composed to help King George steal some of the London spotlight back from the prince who, at the time, worried that his time to rule would be shortened by his father’s long life, was throwing lavish parties and dinners to compensate for it.
Autumn arranged for piano The Nutcracker Ballet: For other topics, see Water Music disambiguation. It is the 12th movement overall and included in the 2nd Suite in D major. Minuet D major The Music for the Royal Fireworkscomposed 32 years later for another outdoor performance this time, for George II of Great Britain for the fireworks in London’s Green Parkon 27 Aprilhas often been paired with the Water Music on recordings.
This sequence derives from Samuel Arnold’s first handep of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating from Handel’s lifetime. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3. Both were aware the Elector of Hanover would eventually succeed to the British throne after Queen Anne’s death.
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Water Music – Wikipedia
These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. Rigaudon [Presto] G major Editor Friedrich Chrysander — Max Seiffertrealization. Editor Hans Ferdinand Redlich Please note that we have not included the optional repeats in the audio versions. Allegro F major 4. Minuet F major 8. The parts we have included are: It is divided into three suites:. This Hornpipe is also a good example of the use of syncopation by a Baroque composer.
Minuet  G minor Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks.
Retrieved from ” https: Another barge, provided by the City of Londoncontained about 50 musicians who performed Handel’s music.