William Babell

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William Babell was an 18th century harpsichordist who studied with Pepusch and Handel (questionably). He was an exceptional player and his transcriptions of a number of Handel's works could only be played…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Suites of the Most Celebrated Lessons (London, 1717), for harpsichord Keyboard
Concerto for soprano recorder, 2 violins & continuo in C major (originally in D major), Op. 3/1 Concerto
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 3 in E minor, Op. 3/3 Concerto
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 1 in D major, Op. 3/1 Concerto
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 2 in D major, Op. 3/2 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of "Vo far guerra" from Handel's "Rinaldo" Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Lascia ch'io piange" from Handel's "Rinaldo" Keyboard
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 3 in F minor Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 1 in B flat major Chamber Music
Concerto for soprano recorder, 2 violins & continuo in G major (originally in A major), Op. 3/4 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of "Sulla ruta di fortuna" from Handel's "Rinaldo" Keyboard
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 4 in A major, Op. 3/4 Concerto
Concerto for 2 alto recorders, 2 violins & continuo in F major, Op. 3/6 Concerto
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 2 in C minor Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 6 in F major Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 12 in C minor Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 11 in G minor Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 4 in G minor Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 9 in B flat major Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & continuo No. 8 in E flat major Chamber Music
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