The Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suites, Overture (Allegro); Hornpipe; Minuet; Lentement; Bourrée Legend has it that Handel composed Water Music to regain the favour of King George I. Get a free MP3 of George Frideric Handel – Water Music: Suite No. 2: Alla Hornpipe, performed by Aradia Ensemble. Water Music. 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.

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The Water Music consists of 3 suites, the horn-suite, the trumpet-suite and the flute-suite. Autumn arranged for piano The Nutcracker Ballet: Lentement D major Javascript is required for this feature.

This article is about suites by Handel. The Water Music is scored for a relatively large orchestra, making it suitable for outdoor performance. Allegro Maestoso Suite 2, This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat Unusually the violins are split into 3 sections. Problems playing these files? Actually, a pianoforte patch and a harpsichord patch were used eater distinguish the 2 keyboards more easily.

George Frideric Handel : Hornpipe from The Water Music (arranged for piano)

The parts we have included are: This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This particular piece is one of the most famous, and is one of two Hornpipes in the Water Music. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.


These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. As was the custom in the Baroque period, Handel wrote a single bass part called the Basso Continuo which would be played by Cellos and Basses if available and also accompanied by a Harpsichordist expanding the figured bass notation.

It was rumoured that the Water Music was composed to help King George steal some of the London spotlight back from the prince who, at the time, worried that his time to rule would be shortened by his father’s long life, was throwing lavish parties and dinners to compensate for it. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4. This particular piece is one of the most famous, and is one of two Hornpipes in the Water Music.

Arranger Carl Burchard Many other Londoners also took to the river to hear the concert. We have not included the optional repeats in the audio versions. Retrieved from ” https: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. We have not included the optional repeats in the audio versions. This piece is also available on mfiles in the original Orchestral Version including the score and all instrumental parts, and also as an arrangement for Lead Instrument and Piano with many options for the lead instrument.

This version has been arranged for piano, and it can also be performed on an organ for weddings and church services. Allegro moderato Suite No.


Minuet Suite 3, 19 5. Minuet D major 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. Handel had been employed by the future king George while he was still Elector of Hanoverbefore he succeeded to the British throne. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact.

Water Music – Wikipedia

There is evidence for the different arrangement found in Chrysander ‘s Gesellschaft edition of Handel’s works in volume 47, published inwhere the movements from the “suites” in D and G were mingled and published as one work with HWV At about 8 p.

It is the 12th movement overall and included in the 2nd Suite in D wateer.

Rigaudon [Presto] G major The Hornpipe is joyous in nature with some sections sounding like fanfares, so it is muisc suited for happy celebratory occasions such as sporting events, shows, weddings and other church services. Editor Hans Ferdinand Redlich Work Title Water Music Alt ernative.

Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks. Alla Hornpipe D major Duration 45 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. Presto F major 9.