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Anthems for the coronation of King George II

George Frideric Handel

Anthems for the coronation of King George II

(Score).

by George Frideric Handel

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Published by Handel Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGeorge II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760., Handel Society
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 141 p. ;
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19258276M

Coronation anthem for mixed chorus (SAATBB) and orchestra. This work for chorus and orchestra was composed for the coronation of King George II in "Bärenreiter Urtext"--Cover. This volume is based on Series III, Vol. 10 of the Hallische Händel-Ausgabe. With a preface in German and English. Description: 1 score (iv, 50 pages) ; 31 cm. Crowning The King's Consort's celebrations of its twenty-first birthday and its millionth CD sale for Hyperion, comes a truly spectacular reconstruction, that of the Coronation of King George II in Westminster Abbey in Complete with ringing trumpet fanfares sounding from all corners of the venue, dramatic drum processions up and down the aisles, shouts of acclamation from a huge cast.

"Why present just Handel's Coronation Anthems for King George II when you can present the whole Coronation?" seems to be the proposition that underlies this two-disc set, entitled The Coronation of King George II, And, thrillingly performed by Robert King directing the King's Consort and the Choir of the King's Consort, there seems no good.   50+ videos Play all Mix - Handel - Zadok the Priest Coronation Anthem for George II YouTube Händel - Te Deum for the victory of Dettingen HWV - .

  But what set George II's enthronement apart from earlier events was the involvement of Handel, who composed the processional that opened the ceremony, and four new coronation anthems . George Frideric Handel [Georg Friedrich Händel] Coronation Anthems composed for the coronation of King George II Giulio Prandi conducts Ghisleri Consort Zadok the Priest HWV My.


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Anthems for the coronation of King George II by George Frideric Handel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The four coronation anthems were written for the Coronation of King George II and his consort Queen Caroline in The service took place in Westminster Abbey on October 11 and was a splendid affair, its magnificence being mirrored in the four anthems that Handel composed for the occasion.

Ledger recorded the 'Coronation Anthems' in /5(4). Coronation Anthems, 3. Anthems for the coronation of King George II book Heart Is Inditing, 4.

Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened (Kalmus Miniature Score Series Anthems for the Coronation of King George II, Volume 2) Unknown Binding – Manufacturer: Edwin F.

Kalmus. The four anthems Handel composed for the coronation of King George II and Queen Caroline on 11 October have never lacked popular favour.

They were repeatedly performed at concerts and festivals during his life and since, and he incorporated substantial parts of them, with little change except to the words, in several oratorios, notably. Georg Friedrich Händel (–) composed the Coronation Anthems in for the coronation ceremonies of King George II and Queen Caroline of England.

This copy dates to ca. and is known to be in the handwriting of Handel’s principal copyist, John Christopher Smith the Elder. Coronation anthems sung in English; Dixit Dominus sung in Latin. Recorded in the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge, July (Coronation anthems) and 3 August (Dixit Dominus).

Compact disc (DDD/ADD). Notes in English by Caroly Spring and Anthony Hicks, and works printed as text with English translation of Latin text (7 p.) in. The Coronation of King George II The King's Consort, Choir of The King's Consort, Robert King King opts for slower tempos than expected, illuminating every stately arpeggio in the opening instrumental prelude until the explosive entry of the voices And in the lovely anthem My heart.

George II (George Augustus; German: Georg August; 30 October / 9 November O.S./N.S. – 25 October ) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June until his death in George is the most recent British monarch born outside Great Britain: he was born and brought up in northern Germany.

Four anthems were sung that day: The King Shall Rejoice, Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, My Heart Is Inditing and Zadok the Priest, but it is the last that has endured.

Zadok the Priest. And, thrillingly performed by Robert King directing the King's Consort and the Choir of the King's Consort, there seems no good reason not to, and every good reason to, do just that.

More unfamiliar, are anthems composed for earlier coronations and incorporated into the service for King George II. This is a great insight to the earlier styles of the renaissance anthem writing. At times they do seem to anticipate choral masterpieces of a later 'baroque' generation.5/5(13).

The King's consort is on top form here, in this hypothetical coronation service for George II in Including Handel's ever popular four coronation anthems as well as some other pieces, chief among them Purcell's wonderful 'I was glad' and John Blow's 'God spake sometimes in visions', the CDs create a wonderful atmosphere in which the music is allowed to breathe and speak for itself.5/5(13).

“Why present just Handel’s Coronation Anthems for King George II when you can present the whole Coronation?” seems to be the proposition that underlies this two-disc set, entitled The Coronation of King George II, And, thrillingly performed by Robert King directing the King’s Consort and the Choir of the King’s Consort, there.

The Coronation of George II CD1 CHILD O Lord, grant the king a long life HANDEL A Grand instrumental Procession PURCELL I was glad when they said unto me HANDEL Let thy hand by strengthened TALLIS O God, the Father of Heaven FARMER Come Holy Ghost HANDEL Zadok the Priest CD2 BLOW Behold, O God our Defender HANDEL The King shall rejoice.

Coronation Anthems -- 1. Zadok, The Priest King Shall Rejoice: SSAATBB & SAATBB Choruses (German, English Language Edition), Miniature Score (Kalmus Edition) (German Edition).

The coronation anthems were composed by Handel for the coronation of King George II in ; the text is based on 1 Kings – Zadok the Priest and Nathan the Prophet anointed Solomon King.

And all the people rejoic'd, and said: God save the King. Long live the King. May the King live for ever, Amen, Allelujah. InHandel was commissioned by King George II to compose anthems for his coronation. Handel composed four anthems for the occasion.

So magnificently did he fulfil this royal patronage that his music is now perpetually associated with the coronation of British monarchs. Handel, George Frideric: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat. HWV I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. None [force assignment] Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 4 anthems: Zadok the Priest, HWV Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, HWV The King Shall Rejoice, HWV My Heart Is Inditing, HWV Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp.

First. George Frideric Handel [Georg Friedrich Händel] Coronation Anthems composed for the coronation of King George II Giulio Prandi conducts Ghisleri. Zadok the Priest redirects here. For the actual high priest, see Zadok.

The Coronation Anthems are four anthems composed by George Frideric Handel using texts from the King James Bible, to be played at the coronation of the British monarch. They&#. AllMusic Review by James Leonard [+] "Why present just Handel's Coronation Anthems for King George II when you can present the whole Coronation?" seems to be the proposition that underlies this two-disc set, entitled The Coronation of King George II, And, thrillingly performed by Robert King directing the King's Consort and the Choir of the King's Consort, there seems no good reason not to, and every.

Coronation Anthems (). Simon Preston / Choir of Westminster Abbey / The English Concert. Trevor Pinnock, organ. Painting [detail]: Thomas Hudson "Portrait of George II .These four splendid anthems were composed for the coronation of George II in October and have since retained a position at the heart of the English choral tradition.

Four Coronation Anthems - George Frideric Handel, Clifford Bartlett - Oxford University Press.Ah very good H. I was hoping someone would have this recording, of which I've read good things but haven't heard. I'll report on these later today.