Organ Concertos Op.7

Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759)

Academy of Ancient Music

Richard Egarr director & organ

Year: 2009
Catalogue: HMU 807447.48 (hybrid CD/SACD)

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About this album

Handel’s last great published set of instrumental concertos arrived posthumously in 1761. Played in this recording on chamber organ with real-time improvisations and enlarged continuo support, these magnificent concertos (including the beloved "Cuckoo and the Nightingale") show Handel at his glorious compositional best, and allow a concentrated view of his style in the last 20 years of his life.

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