An Easy Handel

An Easy Handel
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Product Description

The “Easy Handel Organ Album” presents a wide overview of the composer’s sacred and secular works, forming an ideal basis for lessons and for introducing Baroque organ music.

This selection comprises easy to moderately difficult Handel pieces for semi-professional church musicians and organists. All the pieces are also suitable for performance on smaller instruments.

Contents:

Index of technical difficulty
General comments
Introduction
Fingering and pedaling
Practice techniques
Articulation
Notes inégales
Tempi
Registration
Specifications

Notes on individual pieces
Keyboard music
Original barrel organ transcriptions by John Christopher Smith, Handel’s assistant
Original arrangements by John Walsh, Handel’s publisher
Water Music
The Musick (sic) for the Royal Fireworks (HWV 531)
Other arrangements

Keyboard Music:
Saraband from Suite in g (HWV 439)
Sarabande con Variazioni from Suite in d (HWV 437)
March in G (HWV 419)
Minuet in B flat (HWV 551)
Minuet in a (HWV 549)

Original barrel organ transcriptions by John Christopher Smith, Handel’s assistant:
A Voluntary or a Flight of Angels (HWV 600)
Minuet in a (HWV 603)
Air in a (HWV 604)

Original arrangements by John Walsh, Handel’s publisher:
Larghetto from Organ Concerto Op. 4, No. 6 (HWV 294)
Alla Siciliana from Organ Concerto Op. 4, No. 5 (HWV 293)
Largo e piano from Organ Concerto Op. 7, No. 1 (HWV 306)
Minuet from Organ Concerto Op. 7, No. 5 (HWV 310)

Water Music:
Air from Suite I in F (HWV 348)
Alla Hornpipe from Suite II in D (HWV 349)
Minuet from Suite III in G (HWV 350)
March from Water Piece, Suite in D, 1733 (HWV 341)

The Musick (sic) for the Royal Fireworks (HWV 351):
Grave (only) from the Overture
La Réjouissance
Minuet (I)
Minuet (II)

Other arrangements:
Pifa (Pastoral Symphony) from Messiah (HWV 56)
Larghetto (Aria) from Serse (HWV 40)
Andante, Larghetto from Overture to Berenice (HWD 38)
Chorus “See, the conqu’ring hero comes” (Tochter Zion, freue dich) from Judas Maccabaeus (HWV 63)

31 pages, softbound

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