Handel* ‎– Best Handel 100

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Erato ‎– 50999 0 96046 2 9, Warner Classics ‎– 50999 0 96046 2 9
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Great Opera Arias I
Rinaldo
Conductor – Kirk TrevorOrchestra – Slovak Radio Symphony OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Jane Gilchrist
1-1 Laschia Ch'io Pianga 4:22
Ariodante
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmCountertenor Vocals – Philippe JarousskyEnsemble – Le Concert D'Astrée
1-2 Scherza Infida 9:49
Radamisto
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Joyce DiDonatoOrchestra – Il Complesso Barocco
1-3 Ombra Cara Di Mia Sposa 7:19
Orlando
Conductor – Diego FasolisCountertenor Vocals – Max Emanuel CencicEnsemble – I Barocchisti
1-4 Verdi Allori 5:56
Rodrigo
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Orchestra – Il Complesso BaroccoSoprano Vocals – Sandrine Piau
1-5 Empio Fato, E Fiera Sorte 3:16
Amadi Di Gaula
Conductor – Diego FasolisCountertenor Vocals – Max Emanuel CencicEnsemble – I Barocchisti
1-6 Pena Tiranna 5:16
Arminio
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Vivica GenauxOrchestra – Il Complesso Barocco
1-7 Duri Lacci, Voi Non Sieste 3:12
Alcina
Conductor – Richard HickoxOrchestra – City Of London Baroque Sinfonia*
1-8 Tornami A Vagheggiar
Soprano Vocals – Eiddwen Harrhy
4:37
1-9 Ombre Pallide
Soprano Vocals – Arleen Augér*
6:32
1-10 Sta Nell' Ircana
Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Della Jones
5:34
Giulio Cesare
Conductor – John Nelson (5)Contralto Vocals – Stephanie BlytheCountertenor Vocals – David Daniels (3)Orchestra – Ensemble Orchestral De Paris
1-11 Son Nata A Lagrimar 7:48
Great Opera Arias II
Serse
Countertenor Vocals – Gérard LesneEnsemble – Il Seminario Musicale
2-1 Ombra Mai Fù 2:41
Giulio Cesare
Conductor – Sir Roger Norrington*Countertenor Vocals – David Daniels (3)Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
2-2 Cara Speme 4:49
2-3 L'Angue Offeso Mai Riposa 5:03
2-4 Va Tacito E Nascoto 6:04
Agrippina
Conductor – Diego FasolisCountertenor Vocals – Max Emanuel CencicEnsemble – I Barocchisti
2-5 Come Nube, Che Fugge Dal Vento 4:11
Arianna In Creta
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmCountertenor Vocals – Philippe JarousskyEnsemble – Le Concert D'Astrée
2-6 Qui Ti Sfido, O Mostro Infame! 3:57
Teseo
Conductor – Christophe RoussetEnsemble – Les Talens LyriquesMezzo-soprano Vocals – Joyce DiDonato
2-7 Dolce Riposo 3:11
Fernando
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Orchestra – Il Complesso Barocco
2-8 Padre, Germano E Sposo
Soprano Vocals – Veronica Cangemi
2:09
2-9 Sincere Affetto
Countertenor Vocals – Max Emanuel Cencic
5:20
Rinaldo
Conductor – Sir Roger Norrington*Countertenor Vocals – David Daniels (3)Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
2-10 Venti, Turbine 3:39
Deidama
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Anna BonitatibusOrchestra – Il Complesso BaroccoSoprano Vocals – Simone Kermes
2-11 Duetto. Ama: Nell' Armi E Nell' Amar 6:34
Admeto
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Orchestra – Il Complesso Barocco
2-12 Lui Care, Addio Posate
Soprano Vocals – Rachel Yakar
5:13
2-13 Ah, Si, Morro
Countertenor Vocals – René Jacobs
5:59
2-14 Chi E Nato Alle Sventure
Countertenor Vocals – James Bowman (2)
2:36
Rodelinda
Conductor – Nicholas Kramer*Ensemble – Raglan Baroque PlayersSoprano Vocals – Sophie Daneman
2-15 Se'l Me Mio Duol Non E Si Forte 6:42
Great Orchestral Masterpieces
3-1 Sarabande
Arranged By – Hale*Conductor – Alex BrigerOrchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*
3:21
Water Music - Suite No. 1 In F
Conductor – Hans Martin Linde*Orchestra – Linde Consort*
3-2 Overture: Largo - Allegro 3:23
3-3 Adagio E Staccato 2:08
3-4 [Allegro] 2:31
3-5 Air 2:29
3-6 Bourrée 2:11
3-7 Hornpipe 2:36
3-8 [Allegro Moderato] 3:05
Water Music - Suite No. 2 In D
Conductor – Hans Martin Linde*Orchestra – Linde Consort*
3-9 Alla Hornpipe 4:01
3-10 Minuet 1:10
Water Music - Suite No. 3 In G
Conductor – Hans Martin Linde*Orchestra – Linde Consort*
3-11 Rigaudon 1:23
3-12 Menuet 1:13
Music For the Royal Fireworks
Conductor – Hans Martin Linde*Ensemble – Cappella Coloniensis
3-13 Bourrée 2:18
3-14 La Paix 2:46
3-15 La Réjouissance 2:44
Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.2
Conductor – Hans Martin Linde*Orchestra – Linde Consort*
3-16 Vivace 2:03
3-17 Largo 2:33
3-18 Allegro 2:23
Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.4
Conductor – Hans Martin Linde*Orchestra – Linde Consort*
3-19 Andante 2:36
3-20 Allegro 1:38
Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.4
Conductor – Nicholas McGeganOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
3-21 Larghetto 2:40
3-22 Allegro 2:37
3-23 Largo E Piano 2:23
3-24 Allegro 2:35
Trio Sonata Op.5 No.4
Ensemble – Il Seminario Musicale
3-25 A Tempo Ordinario - Allegro Non Presto 3:59
Great Orchestral & Instrumental Masterpieces, Odes & Anthems
Solomon
Conductor – Andrew ParrottOrchestra – Taverner Players
4-1 Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba 2:46
Arminio
Conductor – Alan Curtis (2)Orchestra – Il Complesso Barocco
4-2 Overture 3:16
Sonata For Violin & Piano In D Op.1 No.13
Harpsichord – William ChristieViolin – Hiro Kurosaki
4-3 I. Affettuoso 3:07
4-4 II. Allegro 2:41
4-5 III. Larghetto 3:11
4-6 IV. Allegro 3:31
Organ Concerto Op.7 No.4
Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of EnlightenmentOrgan, Conductor – Bob van Asperen
4-7 I. Adagio 4:28
4-8 II. Allegro Cosi Cosi 4:56
4-9 III. Ad Libitum (Air From Suite III, Suites De Pièces Pour Le Clavecin) 3:05
4-10 IV. Allegro 3:25
Suite For Keyboard No.4
Piano – Andrei Gavrilov
4-11 Sarabande & Variations 4:49
Suite For Keyboard No.5
Piano – Sviatoslav Richter
4-12 Aria Con Variazioni: The Harmonious Blacksmith 4:34
Concerto For Harp & Strings
Conductor – Louis AuriacombeHarp – Lily LaskineOrchestra – Orchestre De Chambre De Toulouse
4-13 Andante 4:31
Alexander's Feast
Conductor – Sir Philip Ledger*Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra
4-14 The List'ning Crowd Admire The Lofty Sound
Chorus – Choir Of King's College, Cambridge*
2:02
4-15 He Choose A Mournful Muse
Soprano Vocals – Helen Donath
1:27
4-16 He Sung Darius Great And Good
Soprano Vocals – Helen Donath
3:08
4-17 Zadok The Priest
Chorus – Choir Of King's College, Cambridge*Conductor – Sir Philip Ledger*Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra
6:08
Biblical Oratorios & Sacred Music
Messiah
Chorus – Taverner ChoirConductor – Andrew ParrottOrchestra – Taverner Players
5-1 Sinfony 3:37
5-2 Comfort Ye My People
Tenor Vocals – Joseph Cornwell
3:19
5-3 Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
Tenor Vocals – Joseph Cornwell
3:45
5-4 For Unto Us A Child Is Born 4:09
5-5 He Was Despised
Contralto Vocals – Margaret Cable
11:46
5-6 Hallelujah! 3:57
5-7 The Trumpet Shall Sound
Bass Vocals – David Thomas (9)
8:49
Israel In Egypt
Chorus – Taverner ChoirConductor – Andrew ParrottOrchestra – Taverner Players
5-8 Largo Assai 2:15
5-9 The Sons Of Israel Do Mourn 6:28
La Resurrezione
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmEnsemble – Le Concert D'Astrée
5-10 Cosi La Tortorella
Tenor Vocals – Toby Spence
4:18
5-11 Per Me Già Di Morire
Soprano Vocals – Kate Royal
5:54
Samson
Conductor – Harry BicketOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of EnlightenmentTenor Vocals – Ian Bostridge
5-12 Total Eclipse! 3:34
Jephta
Conductor – Harry BicketOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of EnlightenmentTenor Vocals – Ian Bostridge
5-13 Waft Her, Angels 4:25
Joshua
Conductor – Sir Neville MarrinerOrchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*Soprano Vocals – Kathleen Battle
5-14 Oh Had I Jubal's Lyre 2:43
Dixit Dominus
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmEnsemble – Le Concert D'AstréeSoprano Vocals – Natalie Dessay
5-15 Dixit Dominus Domino Meo 5:17
5-16 De Torrente In Via Bibet
Soprano Vocals – Karine Deshayes
3:23
Cantatas, Serenades, Duets & Oratorios
Delirio Amoroso
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmEnsemble – Le Concert D'AstréeSoprano Vocals – Natalie Dessay
6-1 Per Te Lasclai La Luce 9:39
La Lucrezia
Ensemble – Les Basses RéuniesSoprano Vocals – Véronique Gens
6-2 Il Suol Che Preme 2:53
Armina Abbandonata
Ensemble – Les Basses RéuniesSoprano Vocals – Véronique Gens
6-3 In Tanti Affanni Miei 3:41
Agrippina Condotta A Morire
Ensemble – Les Basses RéuniesSoprano Vocals – Véronique Gens
6-4 Come, O Dio! Bramo La Morte 6:14
Conservate, Raddoppiate
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmCountertenor Vocals – Brian AsawaEnsemble – Le Concert D'AstréeSoprano Vocals – Juanita Lascarro
6-5 Conservate, Raddoppiate 1:51
6-6 Nodi Voi, Che Gli Stringeste 2:34
Caro, Autor Di Mia Doglia
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmEnsemble – Le Concert D'AstréeSoprano Vocals – Patricia PetibonTenor Vocals – Paul Agnew (2)
6-7 Caro, Autor Di Mia Doglia 2:20
6-8 No, Che D'Altrui Che Di Te 2:03
6-9 Dagli Amori Flagellata 3:49
Aci, Galatea E Polifemo
Baritone Vocals – Laurent NaouriConductor – Emmanuelle HaïmEnsemble – Le Concert D'Astrée
6-10 Fra L'Ombre E Gl'orrori 6:06
Semele
Conductor – Christophe RoussetEnsemble – Les Talens LyriquesMezzo-soprano Vocals – Joyce DiDonato
6-11 Hence, Iris, Hence Away 3:35
Acis And Galatea
Conductor – Harry BicketOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Age Of EnlightenmentSoprano Vocals – Kate RoyalTenor Vocals – Ian Bostridge
6-12 Happy We! 2:39
The Choice Of Hercules
Conductor – Sir Philip Ledger*Countertenor Vocals – James Bowman (2)Orchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*
6-13 Yet Can I Hear That Dulcet Lay 3:41
Il Trionfo Del Tempo E Del Disinganno
Conductor – Emmanuelle HaïmEnsemble – Le Concert D'Astrée
6-14 Il Voler Nel Fior Degl'anni
Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Ann HallenbergSoprano Vocals – Natalie Dessay
5:02
6-15 Un Pensiero Nemico Di Pace
Soprano Vocals – Natalie Dessay
3:54
6-16 Lascia La Spina
Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Ann Hallenberg
6:27

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This compilation ℗ & © 2011 Erato / Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd. A Warner Music Group Company.
Made in the EU. Stereo. 6-page booklet including tracklist. No liner notes.
Reissue not released before 2013.

1-1: ℗ 2004 Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd. A Warner Music Group Company
1-2: ℗ 2007 Erato / Warner Classics
1-3: ℗ 2005 Erato / Warner Classics
1-4: ℗ 2010 Erato / Warner Classics
1-5: ℗ 1999 Accademia Musicale Chigiana
1-6: ℗ 2010 Erato / Warner Classics
1-7: ℗ 2001 Erato / Warner Classics
1-8 to 1-10: ℗ 1986 / 2006* Warner Classics
1-11: ℗ 2001 Erato / Warner Classics
2-1: ℗ 1995 Parlophone Music France, a Warner Music Group Company
2-2 to 2-4: ℗ 1998 Erato / Warner Classics
2-5: ℗ 2010 Erato / Warner Classics
2-6: ℗ 2007 Erato / Warner Classics
2-7: ℗ 2008 Erato / Warner Classics
2-8, 2-9: ℗ 2007 Erato / Warner Classics
2-10: ℗ 1998 Erato / Warner Classics
2-11: ℗ 2003 Warner Classics
2-12 to 2-14: ℗ 1978 /1995* Warner Music Group Germany Holding GmbH. A Warner Music Group Company
2-15: ℗ 1998 Erato / Warner Classics
3-1: ℗ 2002 Warner Classics
3-2 to 3-15: ℗ 1984 Warner Classics
3-16 to 3-20: ℗ 1985 Erato / Warner Classics
3-21 to 3-24: ℗ 1999 Erato / Warner Classics
3-25: ℗ 1991 Erato / Warner Classics
4-1: ℗ 1987 Erato / Warner Classics
4-2: ℗ 2001 Erato / Warner Classics
4-3 to 4-6: ℗ 2003 Erato / Warner Classics
4-7 to 4-10: ℗ 1997 Erato / Warner Classics
4-11, 4-12: ℗ 1982 / 1996* Warner Classics
4-13: ℗ 1964 / 1999* Parlophone Music France
4-14 to 4-16: ℗ 1978 / 2002* Erato / Warner Classics
4-17: ℗ 1983 Warner Classics
5-1 to 5-7: ℗ 1989 Erato / Warner Classics
5-8, 5-9: ℗ 1990 Erato / Warner Classics
5-10, 5-11: ℗ 2009 Erato / Warner Classics
5-12, 5-13: ℗ 2007 Warner Classics
5-14: ℗ 1990 Warner Classics
5-15, 5-16: ℗ 2007 Erato / Warner Classics
6-1: ℗ 2005 Erato / Warner Classics
6-2: ℗ 1997 Parlophone Music France
6-3, 6-4: ℗ 1996 Parlophone Music France
6-5, 6-6: ℗ 2002 Erato / Warner Classics
6-7 to 6-9: ℗ 2002 Erato / Warner Classics
6-10: ℗ 2003 Erato / Warner Classics
6-11: ℗ 2008 Erato / Warner Classics
6-12: ℗ 2007 Erato / Warner Classics
6-13: ℗ 1974 / 2002* Warner Classics
6-14 to 6-16: ℗ 2007 Erato / Warner Classics

Digitally remastering for tracks with * mention above.

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  • Barcode (Text): 5 099909 604629
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): [Logo Warner] 5099909604629/1 V01 WAX
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): [Logo Warner] 5099909604629/2 V01 LLD
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): [Logo Warner] 5099909604629/3 V01 SCQ
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): [Logo Warner] 5099909604629/4.2 V01 DPL
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 5): [Logo Warner] 5099909604629/5 V01 FVU
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 6): [Logo Warner] 5099909604629/6.2 V01 ROU
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1, 2, 4, 5): IFPI L016
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 3, 6): IFPI L017
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6): IFPI 05L2
  • Label Code: LC 06646
  • Other (Cat. # CD 1): 50999 0 96047 2 8
  • Other (Cat. # CD 2): 50999 0 96049 2 6
  • Other (Cat. # CD 3): 50999 0 96051 2 1
  • Other (Cat. # CD 4): 50999 0 96053 2 9
  • Other (Cat. # CD 5): 50999 0 96055 2 7
  • Other (Cat. # CD 6): 50999 0 96057 2 5
  • Other (Code on top right of the back of the booklet): 0 96046 2
  • SPARS Code (CD 1, 3, 5): DDD
  • SPARS Code (CD 2, 4, 6): DDD / ADD

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