Handel’s Water Music is a collection of three suites for orchestra. Our listening piece from this larger work is “Alla Hornpipe,” the 2nd movement from the Suite in . This dance is in triple meter, in a fast tempo, and played by an orchestra comprising winds, brass, strings, and percussion. [Handel, Water Music, –0: 25]. Handel’s Water Music is made up of three orchestral suites, written for an outdoor a jaunty ‘Bourée’, a stately ‘Minuet’ and ends with the grand ‘Alla Hornpipe’.
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There’s actually no set order for the suites to be performed, but it’s generally agreed the first is in F major, the second is in D, and the third is in G. Enhanced PDF with embedded sound. Editor Friedrich Chrysander — Alla Hornpipe D major From toWalt Disney World featured movements from both installments of Water Music as the background music for the Electrical Water Pageanta parade of sea creatures lit up with electric lights off the coast of the Magic Kingdom.
Two middle movements reversed in recording! Date of reprint on rear cover. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Retrieved from ” http: The Water Music is scored for a relatively large orchestra, making it suitable for outdoor yandel.
Alla Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music – BBC News
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Handel News See more Handel News. Allegretto Giocoso Suite 3, 21 6. At about 8 p. I hereby present the flute-suite.
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Handel Pictures See more Handel Pictures. Work Title Water Music Alt ernative. Allegro D major These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. Hornpipe Suite 1, 9 4. Handel had been employed by the future king George while he was still Elector of Hanoverbefore he succeeded to the British throne.
The Music for the Royal Fireworkscomposed 32 years later for another outdoor performance this time, for George II of Great Britain for the fireworks in London’s Green Parkon 27 Aprilhas often been paired with the Water Music on recordings.
Handel’s orchestra is believed to have performed from about 8 p. This article is about suites by Handel.
I hereby present the trumpet suite 2nd suite. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Hornnpipen. The rising tide propelled the barge upstream without rowing. Performers Piano and orchestra. Minuet Suite 3, 19 5. Allegro Vivace Suite 1, 5 2. Packed with catchy and famous tunes you’ll probably recognise at least one!
Water Music, HWV 348-350 (Handel, George Frideric)
This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat The Water Music consists of 3 suites, the horn-suite, the trumpet-suite and the flute-suite. Minuet  G minor This sequence derives hotnpipe Samuel Arnold’s first edition of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating from Handel’s lifetime. Arranger Carl Burchard Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.
Handel Guides See more Handel Guides. Presto F major 9. There are many recordings. The king watched from the royal barge with various dukes and duchesses as the 50 musicians played nearby.
Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks.