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George Frederick Handel:

About George Frederick Handel

1685 was a very good year for German composers. Within the space of a month, two of the greatest were born: Johann Sebastian Bach, and George Frederick Handel. Handel spent most of his career in England, where he wrote and produced both operas and oratorios.

Music heard in this episode:

Handel: Royal Fireworks
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel: Organ Concerto #5
Handel: Oboe Concerto
Handel: Il Pastor Fido
Handel: Alcina
Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music
Handel: Acis and Galatea
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

Learn more about George Frederick Handel

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This Week's Quiz

Although he was a German, Handel spent most of his career in

 France

 England

 Russia

 Italy

Handel liked most of all to write

 symphonies

 ballets

 operas

 dance suites

Handel's most famous oratorio is

 The Magic Flute

 The Creation

 The Messiah

 Aida

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

George Frederick Handel:

About George Frederick Handel

1685 was a very good year for German composers. Within the space of a month, two of the greatest were born: Johann Sebastian Bach, and George Frederick Handel. Handel spent most of his career in England, where he wrote and produced both operas and oratorios.

Music heard in this episode:

Handel: Royal Fireworks
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel: Organ Concerto #5
Handel: Oboe Concerto
Handel: Il Pastor Fido
Handel: Alcina
Handel: Hornpipe from Water Music
Handel: Acis and Galatea
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

Learn more about George Frederick Handel

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Although he was a German, Handel spent most of his career in

 France

 England

 Russia

 Italy

Handel liked most of all to write

 symphonies

 ballets

 operas

 dance suites

Handel's most famous oratorio is

 The Magic Flute

 The Creation

 The Messiah

 Aida

 

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