The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suites, Overture (Allegro); Hornpipe; Minuet; Lentement; Bourrée Legend has it that Handel composed Water Music to regain the favour of King George I. Get a free MP3 of George Frideric Handel – Water Music: Suite No. 2: Alla Hornpipe, performed by Aradia Ensemble. Water Music. 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.
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Minuet Wwater major For other topics, see Water Music disambiguation. Allegro F major 4. There is evidence for the different arrangement found handfl 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 piece is also available on mfiles in the original Orchestral Version including the score and all instrumental parts, and also as an arrangement for Lead Instrument and Piano with many options for the lead instrument.
We have not included the optional repeats in the audio versions.
Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact. 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.
George Frideric Handel : Hornpipe from The Water Music (from Suite No. 2 in D)
Hqndel was rumoured that the Water Music was composed to help King George steal some of the London spotlight back from the prince who, at the time, worried that his time to rule would be shortened by his wzter long life, was throwing lavish parties and dinners to compensate for it.
Presto F major 6. Alla Hornpipe D major PDF typeset by Unknown K. Unusually the violins are split into 3 sections. This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat A performance of Hahdel 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 badlywaater in a physical altercation with the Prince of Wales, leading to the Prince of Wales asking to be named Regent.
This sequence derives from Samuel Arnold’s first edition of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating from Handel’s lifetime.
According to The Courant”the whole River in a manner was covered” with boats and barges. The Water Music is scored for a relatively large orchestra, handell it suitable for outdoor performance. Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks. The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, gandel published as three suitescomposed by George Frideric Handel.
This Hornpipe is also a good example of the use of syncopation by a Baroque composer. Enhanced PDF with embedded sound. Your browser does not support the audio element.
Editor Max Seiffertrealization. Andante espressivo D minor 5. This sequence derives from Samuel Arnold’s first edition of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating from Handel’s lifetime. Two middle movements reversed in recording! Most of the notes should be played detached or even a light staccato in placesexcept the quavers or where indicated by slurs. Views Read Edit View history. The Hornpipe is joyous in nature with some sections sounding like fanfares, so it is well suited for happy celebratory occasions such as sporting events, shows, weddings and other church services.
These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Air Suite 1, 6 3. Another barge, provided by the City of Londoncontained about 50 musicians hornppie performed Handel’s music.
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George Frideric Handel : Hornpipe from The Water Music (arranged for piano)
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This particular piece is one of the most famous, and is one of two Hornpipes in the Water Music. Pianists may be interested in our Piano Arrangement of this piece, and other instrumentalists should check our arrangement for Solo Instrument and Piano.
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