George Frederick Handel

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George Frederick Handel
"Hornpipe" from Water Music


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Handel: Water Music

About George Frederick Handel

1685 was a very good year for German composers. Within the space of a month, two of the greatest were born: Johann Sebastian Bach, and George Frederick Handel. Handel spent most of his career in England, where he wrote and produced both operas and oratorios.

Track list:
Handel: Royal Fireworks
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel: Organ Concerto #5
Handel: Oboe Concerto
Handel: Il Pastor Fido
Handel: Alcina
Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music
Handel: Acis and Galatea
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Although he was a German, Handel spent most of his career in





2.Handel liked most of all to write




dance suites

3. Handel's most famous oratorio is

The Magic Flute

The Creation

The Messiah


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