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The Essential Baroque Collection


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano Solo (PF)
Skill Level: Intermediate - Explain this
Series: The Essential Collection
Catalogue #: CH70576
ISBN: 9781846092251
This Item Earns 29 Musicroom Points

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A sumptuous selection of the very best Keyboard music of the Baroque era by composers ranging from Henry Purcell to J.S. Bach and beyond, all presented in one superb volume for the solo Piano.

The music of the Baroque is characterised by innovation and invention, both in the compositions of the great courts and of the church. With a melting pot of styles reaching back to the complex polyphony of the Renaissance, while simultaneously pushing forwards towards the diatonic elegance of the later Classical era, it is no surprise that such masterpieces as Pachelbel's Canon In D and Handel's Zadok The Priest are as popular today as ever.

Every piece in this anthology is rich in heritage, and familiar to the ears of music lovers the world over. Take this opportunity to transform your repertoire - the music has been expertly adapted to appeal to the intermediate soloist whilst retaining all the beauty and character of the original works. There's simply no better way to discover the music of the masters.



Click on a song below to find all titles, including compilations, that contain it.
Air (Water Music) [Handel, George Frideric]
Air On The G String (Orchestral Suite No.3 In D) [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Allegro (Brandenburg Concerto No 3 In G) [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Allegro (Water Music) [Handel, George Frideric]
Arioso [Scarlatti, Alessandro]
Badinerie (Orchestral Suite No.2 In B Minor) [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Beatus Vir (Gloria) [Vivaldi, Antonio]
Canon In D [Pachelbel, Johann]
Fantasia In B Minor [Telemann, Georg Philipp]
First Movement (Christmas Concerto) [Corelli, Arcangelo]
First Movement (Concerto No.2 'L'Estro Armonico') [Vivaldi, Antonio]
First Movement (Harpsichord Concerto No.5 In F Minor) [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
First Movement (The Four Seasons Op.8 No.1 'Spring') [Vivalidi, Antonio]
First Movement Excerpt (The Four Seasons Op.8 No.2 'Autumn') [Vivaldi, Antonio]
Gigue [Pachelbel, Johann]
Gloria [Vivaldi, Antonio]
Hornpipe (Water Music) [Handel, George Frideric]
Lachrimae Antiquae (Flow My Tears) [Dowland, John]
Largo: Ombra Mai Fu (Xerxes) [Handel, George Frideric]
Lascia Ch'io Pianga (Rinaldo) [Handel, George Frideric]
O Clap Your Hands [Gibbons, Orlando]
Overture (Messiah) [Handel, George Frideric]
Overture (Water Music) [Handel, George Frideric]
Prelude In C [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Presto Finale (Water Music) [Handel, George Frideric]
Queen Elizabeth Galliard [Dowland, John]
Sarabande In D Minor [Handel, George Frideric]
Second Movement (Christmas Concerto) [Corelli, Arcangelo]
Second Movement (The Four Seasons Op.8 No.2 'Summer') [Vivalidi, Antonio]
See The Conquering Hero Comes (Judas Maccabeaus) [Handel, George Frideric]
Sheep May Safely Graze (Cantata No.208) [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Sleepers Wake (Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme Cantata No.140) [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Solfeggietto In C Minor [Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel]
Sonata In G [Scarlatti, Alessandro]
Stabat Mater [Pergolesi, Giovanni]
Suite No.4 In A Minor [Purcell, Henry]
The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba (Solomon) [Handel, George Frideric]
The Harmonious Blacksmith (Air And Variations) [Handel, George Frideric]
Theme And Variations (Partita In A Minor) [Zipoli, Domenico]
Third Movement (The Four Seasons Op.8 No.4 'Winter') [Vivalidi, Antonio]
Thou Knowest, Lord (Funeral Music For Queen Mary) [Purcell, Henry]
Toccata [Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon]
Two-part Invention No.8 In F [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
Un Certo Non So Che [Vivaldi, Antonio]
When I Am Laid In Earth (Dido And Aeneas) [Purcell, Henry]
Zadok The Priest [Handel, George Frideric]

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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 14/05/2006
Format: Instrumental Album
Length: 160 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Chester Music
Arranger: Jerry Lanning

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