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Handel’s Concertos What is a concerto? 0. Three kinds of Baroque concerto: 1. Concerto grosso 2. Solo concerto 3. Orchestral concerto Handel’s Grand Concertos 4. The six concertos of Opus 3 (published 1734) were compilations, mostly from other Handel works, made by John Walsh Sr. 5. In 1740, John Walsh Jr. published 12 Grand Concertos in 7 parts, Opus 6 . These were actually composed by Handel. Handel’s Organ Concertos
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6. A new invention 7. Handel played them during the intermissions of oratorio performances 8. In 1737, an organ was built in Vauxhall Gardens. There was also a statue of Handel by Roubillac. Vauxhall Gardens (1785) Publications 9. Opus 4, Six Concertos (1738) 10. A Second Set of Six Concertos
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Unformatted text preview: (1740) 11. Opus 7, A Third Set of Six Concertos (1761) 12. English organs tended not to have pedal boards 2 Organ Concerto HWV 295 in F 13. Published in the Second Set (1740) 14. First performed with Israel in Egypt (1739) 15. Sometimes called “Organ Concerto # 13” 16. Also called “The Cuckoo and the Nightingale,” because of the borrowing in the second movement from “Capriccio Cucu” by J.K. Kerll A Corellian Style 17. I Larghetto 18. II Allegro 19. (movement ad libitum) 3 20. III Larghetto (in d minor) 21. IV Allegro Musical Terms 22. Ritornello 23. Siciliano 24. Dialogue 25. Sequence 26. modulation 4...
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