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Harpsichord music
by Handel -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... exciting and eloquent throughout ...'

Handel: Harpsichord Suites Vol 2 - Gilbert Rowland. © 2013 Divine Art Ltd

It is not at all easy to sort the history and chronology of Handel's keyboard music. Many pieces may have been written in his boyhood days at Halle; others were probably used for teaching in Hamburg, when he was playing regularly in the opera house. After his Italian period, he was briefly in Germany again and then finally in England, where more harpsichord music was written, and the various pieces were organised into 'suites' not always with the composer's authority...

Copyright © 15 December 2013 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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HANDEL SUITES FOR HARPSICHORD 2 - GILBERT ROWLAND

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

HARPSICHORD MUSIC

DIVINE ART LTD

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