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
Concerto for soprano recorder, 2 violins & continuo in C major (originally in D major), Op. 3/1 07:33 Concerto
Concerto for soprano recorder, 2 violins & continuo in G major (originally in A major), Op. 3/4 07:59 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of "Hor la trumba" from Handel's "Rinaldo" 04:55 Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Rise O Sun" from Alessandro Scarlatti's "Pyrrhus" 01:42 Keyboard
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 4 in A major, Op. 3/4 08:08 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of "Questo conforto solo" from Handel's "Antiochus" 06:39 Keyboard
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 1 in D major, Op. 3/1 07:33 Concerto
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 3 in E minor, Op. 3/3 11:06 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of the overture to Handel's "Rinaldo" 05:18 Keyboard
Concerto for sixth flute, 2 violins & continuo No. 2 in D major, Op. 3/2 09:12 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of "Lascia ch'io piange" from Handel's "Rinaldo" 05:19 Keyboard
Transcription of 'Perte sol' from Bononcini's "Almahide" 04:55 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Transcription for keyboard of "Alvariar" from Bononcini's "Almahide" 02:45 Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Bel piacere" from Handel's "Rinaldo" 01:51 Keyboard
Concerto for soprano recorder, 2 violins & continuo in D minor (originally in E minor), Op. 3/3 14:55 Concerto
Transcription for keyboard of "Rimirarvi" from Conti's "Clotildo" 03:03 Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Mostro crudel" from Mancini's "Hydaspes" 02:58 Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Man in Imagination" from Conti's "Clotildo" 02:29 Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Ritorna gia" from Mancini's "Hydaspes" 02:47 Keyboard
Transcription for keyboard of "Sulla ruta di fortuna" from Handel's "Rinaldo" 03:16 Keyboard
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