George Frederick Handel

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.
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Music In This Episode

Royal Fireworks

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Organ Concerto #5

Oboe Concerto

Il Pastor Fido

Alcina

Hornpipe from Water Music

Acis and Galatea

Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah