Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: Overture
8:12
2 Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: La Rejouissance
3:34
3 Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 3, No. 3: Largo e staccato
0:45
4 Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 3, No. 3: Allegro
2:33
5 Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 3, No. 3: Adagio
0:52
6 Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 3, No. 3: Allegro
3:56
7 Solomon, HWV 67, Act III: Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"
3:30
8 Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op. 6, No. 4: Larghetto affettuoso
2:37
9 Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 5: Allegro
2:13
10 Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 6: Larghetto e affettuoso
3:29
11 Organ Concerto No. 13 in in F Allegro (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale)
3:21
12 Alexander's Feast: Allegro
3:21
13 Alexander's Feast: Andante, non presto
4:01
14 Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G minor: Largo
3:11
15 Judas Maccabaeus: See the conqu'ring hero comes
3:08
16 Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Larghetto
3:43
17 Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: VI. Air
2:02
18 Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: IX. Hornpipe
1:16
19 Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349: V. Lentement
1:14
20 Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349: II. Alla Hornpipe
3:00
21 Trumpet Concerto in D minor: Largo - Vivace
4:39
22 Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony (Pifa)
3:09
23 Trumpet Concerto in D major: Vivace
2:48
24 Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
3:45

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Bohdan Warchal (track 18)
oboe:
Jozef Cejka (1986-03) (track 16)
Jozef Cejka (1988-01) (track 14)
trumpet:
Miroslav Kejmar (1988-01) (track 23)
Miroslav Kejmar (1989-01) (track 21)
organ:
Johann Aratore (track 11)
arranger:
Peter Breiner (track 15)
choir vocals:
Bratislava City Chorus (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
chorus master:
Ladislav Holásek (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 11, 14, 21, 23)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1715 – 1718) (tracks 3–6)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1717) (tracks 17–20)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1736) (tracks 12–13)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 16)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1739) (tracks 8–10)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 22, 24)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1746) (track 15)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1749) (tracks 1–2)
conductor:
Robert Ashey (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 7)
Béla Bánfalvi (violinist, concert master of Budapest strings) (track 7)
John Tinge (track 11)
Richard Edlinger (1986-03) (track 16)
Richard Edlinger (1988-01) (tracks 14–15, 23)
Bohdan Warchal (1988-01) (tracks 1–2, 17–20)
Petr Škvor (1988-01) (track 23)
Jozef Kopelman (1988-05) (tracks 3–6, 8–10, 12–13)
Petr Škvor (1989-01) (track 21)
Jaroslav Krček (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
engineer:
Jozef Hanak (engineer) (1986-03) (track 16)
Ladislav Krajkovic (engineer) (1986-03) (track 16)
librettist:
Thomas Morell (track 15)
orchestra:
Budapesti Vonósok (Budapest String Orchestra) (track 7)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 7)
Capella Istropolitana (1986-03) (track 16)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-01) (tracks 1–2, 14–15, 17–20, 23)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-05) (tracks 3–6, 8–10, 12–13)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-01) (track 21)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
performer:
Capella Istropolitana (1988-01) (track 18)
producer:
Leoš Komárek (1986-03) (track 16)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1988-01) (tracks 14–15, 23)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1988-01) (tracks 1–2, 17–20)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1988-05) (tracks 3–6, 8–10, 12–13)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1988-05) (tracks 3–6, 8–10, 12–13)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1989-01) (track 21)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1989-01) (track 21)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989) (tracks 22, 24)
publisher:
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1988-01) (tracks 1–2, 14–15, 17–20, 23)
Moyzesova sieň in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1988-05) (tracks 3–6, 8–10, 12–13)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 22, 24)
arrangements:
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 16)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (arranged by Beecham) (track 7)
The Grand Halleluiah in the Messiah (for two organists, Marsh) (track 24)
is the basis for:
Crux fidelis (track 16)
Prayer in the Night (track 14)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Dotter Sion (track 15)
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 16)
later versions:
Messiah: Sinfonia Pastoral (Stokowski orchestration) (track 22)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 13. Pastoral Symphony (Pifa) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (track 22)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 44. “Hallelujah” (Chorus) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (track 24)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 16)