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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Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks. Many other Londoners also took to the river to hear the concert. Largo—Allegro F major 2.

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

Retrieved from ” http: For other topics, see Water Music disambiguation. Minuet F major 8. Handel Pictures See more Handel Pictures. Handel Guides See more Handel Guides.

Alla Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music

Lentement D major These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Hornpiipe. Actually, a pianoforte patch and a harpsichord patch were used to distinguish the 2 keyboards more easily.


Exactly the sort of music you would like to waft you down the River Thames if you were a king with the weight of government on your shoulders; in fact, the king enjoyed the music so much, he asked the musicians to play the suites three times over the course of the trip down the hoenpipe. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Handel’s orchestra is believed to have performed from about 8 p.

Rigaudon [Presto] G major This article is about suites by Handel. Date of reprint on rear cover.

Alla Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music – BBC News

Allegretto Giocoso Suite 3, 21 6. Allegro Maestoso Suite 2, 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. By hornpupe this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Editor Hans Ferdinand Redlich CS1 German-language sources de CS1: Allegro Vivace Suite 1, 5 2. PDF typeset by Unknown Horpnipe. Hornpipe Suite 1, 9 4.


Arranger Josiah Pittman Packed with catchy and hwndel tunes you’ll probably recognise at least one! Arranger Carl Burchard Contents 1 Performances 1. Handel – Water Music. Handel had been employed by the future king George while he was still Elector of Hanoverbefore he succeeded to the British throne. 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.

Water Music, HWV 348-350 (Handel, George Frideric)

Another barge, provided by the City of Londoncontained about 50 musicians who performed Handel’s music. Minuet [1] G minor Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.

This sequence derives from Samuel Arnold’s first edition of the complete score in and the manuscript copies dating from Handel’s lifetime.