Georg Friedrich Handel is the man who invented melody. Even his instrumental works have that inexplicable, special quality that makes them “hummable.” But how can we say “even his instrumental works”? Handel’s water and fire music seems to consist of nothing but greatest hits! Here genius and skill at creating particular effects join together, qualities which will be highlighted in the large ensemble performance by Le Concert Spirituel.
Performance ends at approximately 7:00 P.M.
Photo: Eric Manas
Georg Friedrich Handel
Water Music: Suites I and II
Concerti grossi Op. 3, excerpts from No. 4 and No. 5
Water music: Suite III
Music for the Royal Fireworks
- Le Concert Spirituel
- Hervé Niquet Conductor
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