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Title
Complete violin sonatas
Composer
Georg Friedrich Händel 1685-1759
Performer
Andrew Manze  (dirigent;viool) Richard Egarr 1963- (klavecimbel;dirigent)
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 2001
1 cd
Recording date
1998
Playing time
01:16:25
EAN
0093046725921 0093046625924
CDR
CBX1777

About Georg Friedrich Händel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (; baptised Georg Friedrich Händel, German: [ˈɡeːɔʁk ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhɛndl̩] (listen); 23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-British Baroque composer well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, concerti grossi, and organ concertos. Handel received his training in Halle and worked as a composer in Hamburg and Italy before settling in London in 1712, where he spent the bulk of his career and became a naturalised British subject in 1727. He was strongly influenced both by the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition and by composers of the Italian Baroque. In turn, Handel's music forms one of the peaks of the "high baroque" style, bringin…Read more on Wikipedia

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