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Early Music News

fri 30 jan 2009 11:00 

Today we pay attention to a new and remarkable CD from the world of early music. Water Music & Fireworks by G. F. Haendel in a dazzling live performance by Le Concert Spirituel conducted by Hervé Niquet.

1. Water Music, Suite I, HWV 348.
– Ouverture & Adagio.
– Allegro.
– Andante.
– Allegro Da Capo.
– Presto.
– Air.
– Menuet.
– Bourrée & Hornpipe.
– Air.
2. Water Music, Suite II, HWV 349.
– Prélude.
– Alla Hornpipe.
– Menuet.
– Lentement.
– Bourrée.
3. Water Music, Suite III, HWV 350.
– Sarabande.
– Rigaudons.
– Menuets.
– Gigues.
4. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351.
– Ouverture. Adagio.
– Bourrée.
– La Paix.
– La Réjouissance.
– Menuets.
Le Concert Spirituel conducted by Hervé Niquet.
Live recording at the L’Arsenal de Metz, France, September 2002.
Label: Glossa GCDSA 921616, 2008.

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