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The coronation of King George II

Georg Friedrich Händel (composer), Robert King (conductor), The King's Consort (performer)
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Title
The coronation of King George II
Composer
Georg Friedrich Händel 1685-1759
Conductor
Robert King 1960-
Performer
The King's Consort
Publisher
Château de Versailles Spectacles, 2019
1 dvd-video + boekje
Recording date
Live 2018
Playing time
01:38:29
EAN
3770011431045
CDR
DBD0223
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31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Georg Friedrich Händel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (; baptised Georg Friederich Händel, German: [ˈɡeːɔʁk ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhɛndl̩] (listen); 23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-British Baroque composer becoming 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.

Handel started three commercial opera companies to supply the English nobility with Italian opera. In…Read more on Wikipedia

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