George Frederick Handel

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An internationally known German composer and keyboard virtuoso, Handel has written more than 40 Italian operas, chamber music, church music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351 1749 Orchestral
Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40 1738 Opera
Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56 1741 Choral
Water Music Suite No. 1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348 1717 Orchestral
Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67 1748 Choral
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, opera, HWV 17 1724 Opera
Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7 1711 Opera
Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350 1717 Orchestral
Alcina, opera, HWV 34 1735 Opera
Water Music Suite No. 2 for orchestra in D major, HWV 349 1717 Orchestral
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Joy to the World (theme by Handel) 1742 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63 1746 Choral
Samson, oratorio, HWV 57 1741 Choral
Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi, opera, HWV 19 1725 Opera
Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54 1738 Choral
Semele, oratorio, HWV 58 1743 Choral
Largo in F major, instrumental arrangement ("Ombra mai fu" from the opera Serse) Chamber Music
Saul, oratorio, HWV 53 1738 Choral
Harp Concerto in B flat major, Op.4/6, HWV 294 1736 Concerto
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