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

France

England

Russia

Italy


2.Handel liked most of all to write

symphonies

ballets

operas

dance suites


3. Handel's most famous oratorio is

The Magic Flute

The Creation

The Messiah

Aida


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