Piano Suites (London 1720) Piano Solo Henle Music Folios Softcover

Piano Suites (London 1720) Piano Solo Henle Music Folios Softcover

George Frideric Handel's powerful musical personality reveals itself not only in the large forms of opera, oratorio, and orchestra suite, but also in his compositions for keyboard. The focus here is on eight Suites of his first printed collection from 1720, which by no means comprise standardized sequences of dance movements. On the contrary – free-form movements of great artistic weight predominate, inserting themselves between lighter dance pieces. Handel's suites always display a distinctive individuality, and deserve a larger presence in our concert halls. We were able to engage Handel specialist Anthony Hicks as the editor of this Urtext edition.

Song List

  • Handel: Appendix: Early versions of single movements
  • Handel: Suite A major HWV 426
  • Handel: Suite d minor HWV 428
  • Handel: Suite E major HWV 430
  • Handel: Suite e minor HWV 429
  • Handel: Suite F major HWV 427
  • Handel: Suite f minor HWV 433
  • Handel: Suite f sharp minor HWV 431
  • Handel: Suite g minor HWV 432


  • Piano

Product Details

  • $38.95 (US)
  • #HL 51480336
  • 884088175313
  • HN336
  • 9.25"
  • 12.25"
  • 114 Pages

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