George Frideric Handel – Water Music – Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

George Frideric Handel – Water Music – Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 00:48:22 minutes | 913 MB | Genre: Classical
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On 17 July 1717, King George I of England ‘went up by Water to Chelsea, and was entertain’d with an excellent Consort of Musick . . . composed specially by the famous Handel’. The fifty musicians cost the . . . princely sum of £150 – but their hunting horns, trumpets, flutes and the rest so delighted the company that the concert was repeated three times in the course of the evening. No doubt the matchless virtuosos of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin will repeat that feat in your living room!

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