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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Allegro F major 4. Retrieved from ” https: I hereby present the trumpet suite 2nd suite. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact.

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The Water Music consists of 3 suites, the horn-suite, the trumpet-suite and the flute-suite. Adagio e staccato 3.

Minuet D major Retrieved from ” http: Hornpippe arriving at Chelsea, the king left his barge, then returned to it at about 11 p. Minuet [1] G minor The king was so pleased with the Water Music that he ordered it to be repeated at least three times, both on the trip upstream to Chelsea and on the return, until he landed again at Whitehall.


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Handel Guides See more Handel Guides. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. CS1 German-language sources de CS1: The Water Music’s first performance on the Thames was the King’s way of reminding London that he was still there and showing he could carry out gestures even grander than his son’s.

This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat For other topics, see Water Music disambiguation.

Handel’s Water Music is made up of three orchestral suites, written for an outdoor performance for King George I on the Thames. Copyist Johann Gottfried Grundig ca. Handel – Water Music.

Date of reprint on rear cover. Performers Piano and orchestra. Copyright not renewed and is ineligible for NIE restoration due to PD status in its country of origin. There is evidence for the different arrangement found in Chrysander ‘s Gesellschaft edition of Handel’s works in volume 47, published inwhere the movements from the “suites” in D and G were mingled and published as one work with HWV This story was first related by Handel’s early biographer John Mainwaring ; although it may have some foundation in fact, the tale as told by Mainwaring has been doubted by some Handel scholars.


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Alla Hornpipe from Water Music (G.F. Handel) – Free Flute Sheet Music |

Naxos Javascript not enabled. Contents 1 Performances 1. Public Domain in the USA. Arranger Carl Burchard A performance of Water Music plays a major role in the movie The Madness of King Georgein which King George III exhibits very erratic and inappropriate behavior at a concert, yelling at the orchestra to play louder and eventually taking the place of the harpsichordist, playing very badlyculminating in a physical altercation with the Prince of Wales, leading to the Prince of Wales asking to be named Regent.

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Alla Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music

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The rising tide propelled the barge upstream without rowing.

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