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I don't have six hours, but I am curious about hearing some Couperin, mostly because I can't get over Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, so quite tangential.

I'm sure I've heard a bunch of Telemann on the radio - the name is so familiar from my local DJs.

Anyway, if there are any specific things worth listening to, some highlights that you could recommend, that'd be much appreciated. Thanks!
 

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I don't have six hours, but I am curious about hearing some Couperin, mostly because I can't get over Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, so quite tangential.

I'm sure I've heard a bunch of Telemann on the radio - the name is so familiar from my local DJs.

Anyway, if there are any specific things worth listening to, some highlights that you could recommend, that'd be much appreciated. Thanks!
Les Baricades Mistérieuses.
 

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Level 1
Vivaldi, Antonio: Il Cimento Dell'Armonia e Dell'Inventione esp. Nos. 1-4 Le Quattro Stagioni, No. 5 La Tempesta Di Mare

Level 2
Vivaldi, Antonio: Gloria

Level 3
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Concerti Grossi "L'estro Armonico" Op. 3 esp. No. 1, No. 11

Level 4
Couperin, François: Pièces de Clavercin esp. Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Couperin, François: Trois Lecons de Tenebres
Albinoni, Tomaso (Disp.): Adagio in G minor
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Tafelmusik

Level 5
Vivaldi, Antonio: Stabat Mater, RV 621
Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute Concertos Op. 10 esp. Concerto No. 2 "La Notte", No. 3 "The Goldfinch"
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major, RV 537
Albinoni, Tomaso: Oboe Concertos Op. 9 esp. Concerto No. 2. II. Adagio & Nos. 5, 8 & 11
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Violin Concertos "La Stravaganza" Op. 4
Vivaldi, Antonio: Juditha Triumphans
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nulla In Mundo Pax Sincera
Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in D Minor


Being a little more selective for my listening today:



Vivaldi: Flute Concertos Op. 10 No. 2 "La Notte", No. 3 "The Goldfinch"

Emmanuel Pahud, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti



Albinoni: Oboe Concertos Op. 9 Nos. 2 5, 8 & 11

Academy of Ancient Music, Alfredo Bernardini, Andrew Manze, Christopher Hogwood, Frank de Bruine



Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D Minor

Heinz Holliger, I Musici



Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans

Academia Montis Regalis, Magdalena Kozeva
 

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Level 1
Vivaldi, Antonio: Il Cimento Dell'Armonia e Dell'Inventione esp. Nos. 1-4 Le Quattro Stagioni, No. 5 La Tempesta Di Mare

Level 2
Vivaldi, Antonio: Gloria

Level 3
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Concerti Grossi "L'estro Armonico" Op. 3 esp. No. 1, No. 11

Level 4
Couperin, François: Pièces de Clavercin esp. Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Tafelmusik
Couperin, François: Trois Lecons de Tenebres
Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute Concertos Op. 10 esp. Concerto No. 2 "La Notte", No. 3 "The Goldfinch"
Albinoni, Tomaso (Disp.): Adagio in G minor

Level 5
Vivaldi, Antonio: Stabat Mater, RV 621
Albinoni, Tomaso: Oboe Concertos Op. 9 esp. Concerto No. 2. II. Adagio & Nos. 5, 8 & 11
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major, RV 537
Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in D Minor
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Violin Concertos "La Stravaganza" Op. 4
Couperin, François: Concerts Royaux
Vivaldi, Antonio: Juditha Triumphans
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nulla In Mundo Pax Sincera
Albinoni, Tomaso: Concertos a Cinque Op. 7 esp. Concerto Nos. 3, 6, 9 & 12
Couperin, François: L'Apotheose de Lulli
Vivaldi, Antonio: L'Olimpiade
Vivaldi, Antonio: Trio Sonata in C


Level 6
Vivaldi, Antonio: Lute Concerto RV 93
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nisi Dominus
Couperin, François: Les Nations
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Six Orchestral Suites TWV 50 & 55 esp. TWV 55 Hamburger Ebb' und Fluth
Lotti, Antonio: Crucifixus a 8
Couperin, François: L'Apotheose de Corelli
Rebel, Jean-Féry: Les Élémens
Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin Concerto in E "L'Amoroso" RV 271
Vivaldi, Antonio: Dixit Dominus
Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello Sonatas RV 39-47
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Viola Concerto in G Major TWV 51


My listening today:



Couperin: L'Apotheose de Lulli, L'Apotheose de Corelli

Christophe Rousset, Les Talons Lyrique



Rebel: Les Élémens

Telemann: Hamburger Ebb' und Fluth

Jordi Savall, Le Concert des Nations



Couperin: Les Nations

Christophe Rousset, Les Talons Lyrique



Albinoni: Concertos a Cinque Op. 7 Nos. 3, 6, 9 & 12

Simon Standage, Anthony Robson, Collegium Musicum 90



Couperin: Concerts Royaux

Christophe Rousset, Les Talons Lyrique
 

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Eyes down, look in. More from Vivaldi, Couperin, Telemann and their contemporaries.

Level 1
Vivaldi, Antonio: Il Cimento Dell'Armonia e Dell'Inventione esp. Nos. 1-4 Le Quattro Stagioni, No. 5 La Tempesta Di Mare

Level 2
Vivaldi, Antonio: Gloria

Level 3
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Concerti Grossi "L'estro Armonico" Op. 3 esp. No. 1, No. 11

Level 4
Couperin, François: Pièces de Clavercin esp. Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Tafelmusik
Couperin, François: Trois Lecons de Tenebres
Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute Concertos Op. 10 esp. Concerto No. 2 "La Notte", No. 3 "The Goldfinch"
Albinoni, Tomaso (Disp.): Adagio in G minor

Level 5
Vivaldi, Antonio: Stabat Mater, RV 621
Albinoni, Tomaso: Oboe Concertos Op. 9 esp. Concerto No. 2. II. Adagio & Nos. 5, 8 & 11
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major, RV 537
Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in D Minor
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Violin Concertos "La Stravaganza" Op. 4
Couperin, François: Concerts Royaux
Vivaldi, Antonio: Juditha Triumphans
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nulla In Mundo Pax Sincera
Albinoni, Tomaso: Concertos a Cinque Op. 7 esp. Concerto Nos. 3, 6, 9 & 12
Couperin, François: L'Apotheose de Lulli
Vivaldi, Antonio: L'Olimpiade
Vivaldi, Antonio: Trio Sonata in C

Level 6
Vivaldi, Antonio: Lute Concerto RV 93
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nisi Dominus
Couperin, François: Les Nations
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Six Orchestral Suites TWV 50 & 55 esp. TWV 55 Hamburger Ebb' und Fluth
Lotti, Antonio: Crucifixus a 8
Couperin, François: L'Apotheose de Corelli
Rebel, Jean-Féry: Les Élémens
Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin Concerto in E "L'Amoroso" RV 271
Vivaldi, Antonio: Dixit Dominus
Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello Sonatas RV 39-47
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Viola Concerto in G Major TWV 51
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Violin Concerto Op. 9 "La Cetra"
Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Miserere in C Minor Psalm 50, ZWV. 57
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Trumpet Concerto in D Major
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Esseercizii Musici
Couperin, François: L'Arte de Toucher
Couperin, François: Les Goûts-Réúnis
Vivaldi, Antonio: Sonata for Two Violins RV 60
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Cellos RV 531
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings and Continuo RV 516
Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Sonata No. 5 in F Major
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Burlesque de Quixotte
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Nouveax Quatuors en Six Suites TWV 43
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Der Tag des Gerichts (Oratorio)
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Don Quichotte (Opera)
Clarke, Jeremiah: Trumpet Voluntary
Vivaldi, Antonio: Mandolin Concerto RV 425
Mouret, Jean-Joseph: Suites de Symphonies
Caldara, Antonio: Cantate da Camera
Vivaldi, Antonio et al: Andromeda liberata, Serenata Veneziana, RV Anh. 117
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 12 Fantasias for Solo Violin
Lotti, Antonio: Giove in Argo
Lotti, Antonio: Teofane
Lotti, Antonio: Missa Sapientiae
Lotti, Antonio: Requiem
Lotti, Antonio: Missa del Sesto Tuono
Lotti, Antonio: Madrigals
Couperin, François: La Superbe, ou La Forqueray
Couperin, François: Pièces de Violes
Couperin, François: La Sultane
Caldara, Antonio: 12 Suonate a 3
Caldara, Antonio: La Passione di Gesú Cristo
Caldara, Antonio: Suonate da Camera


My listening today:



Vivaldi et al: Andromeda liberata "Serenata Veneziana"

Andrea Marcon, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Simone Kermes, Max Emanuel Cencic, Katerina Beranova, Anna Bonitatibus, Mark Tucker, La Stagione Armonica



Zelenka: Miserere in C Minor

Il Fondamento, Paul Dombrecht, Il Fondamento Choir



Telemann, Georg Philipp: Trumpet Concerto in D Major

Alison Balsom, Balsom Ensemble



Vivaldi Stabat Mater

Andreas Scholl, Chiara Banchini, Ensemble 415



Vivaldi: Trio Sonata in C

Avi Avital, Mahan Esfahani, Ophira Zakai, Patrick Sepec

Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto RV. 425

Avi Avital Venice Baroque Orchestra
 

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Finishing off this weeks recommended works. This final part of the list has not been 'curated' so may contain errors. Let us know if there are any hidden gems here.

Level 1
Vivaldi, Antonio: Il Cimento Dell'Armonia e Dell'Inventione esp. Nos. 1-4 Le Quattro Stagioni, No. 5 La Tempesta Di Mare

Level 2
Vivaldi, Antonio: Gloria

Level 3
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Concerti Grossi "L'estro Armonico" Op. 3 esp. No. 1, No. 11

Level 4
Couperin, François: Pièces de Clavercin esp. Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Tafelmusik
Couperin, François: Trois Lecons de Tenebres
Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute Concertos Op. 10 esp. Concerto No. 2 "La Notte", No. 3 "The Goldfinch"
Albinoni, Tomaso (Disp.): Adagio in G minor

Level 5
Vivaldi, Antonio: Stabat Mater, RV 621
Albinoni, Tomaso: Oboe Concertos Op. 9 esp. Concerto No. 2. II. Adagio & Nos. 5, 8 & 11
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major, RV 537
Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in D Minor
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Violin Concertos "La Stravaganza" Op. 4
Couperin, François: Concerts Royaux
Vivaldi, Antonio: Juditha Triumphans
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nulla In Mundo Pax Sincera
Albinoni, Tomaso: Concertos a Cinque Op. 7 esp. Concerto Nos. 3, 6, 9 & 12
Couperin, François: L'Apotheose de Lulli
Vivaldi, Antonio: L'Olimpiade
Vivaldi, Antonio: Trio Sonata in C

Level 6
Vivaldi, Antonio: Lute Concerto RV 93
Vivaldi, Antonio: Nisi Dominus
Couperin, François: Les Nations
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Six Orchestral Suites TWV 50 & 55 esp. TWV 55 Hamburger Ebb' und Fluth
Lotti, Antonio: Crucifixus a 8
Couperin, François: L'Apotheose de Corelli
Rebel, Jean-Féry: Les Élémens
Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin Concerto in E "L'Amoroso" RV 271
Vivaldi, Antonio: Dixit Dominus
Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello Sonatas RV 39-47
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Viola Concerto in G Major TWV 51
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Violin Concerto Op. 9 "La Cetra"
Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Miserere in C Minor Psalm 50, ZWV. 57
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Trumpet Concerto in D Major
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Esseercizii Musici
Couperin, François: L'Arte de Toucher
Couperin, François: Les Goûts-Réúnis
Vivaldi, Antonio: Sonata for Two Violins RV 60
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Cellos RV 531
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings and Continuo RV 516
Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Sonata No. 5 in F Major
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Burlesque de Quixotte
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Nouveax Quatuors en Six Suites TWV 43
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Der Tag des Gerichts
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Don Quichotte

Level 7
Vivaldi, Antonio: Mandolin Concerto RV 425
Mouret, Jean-Joseph: Suites de Symphonies
Caldara, Antonio: Cantate da Camera
Vivaldi, Antonio et al: Andromeda liberata, Serenata Veneziana, RV Anh. 117
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 12 Fantasias for Solo Violin
Lotti, Antonio: Giove in Argo
Lotti, Antonio: Teofane
Lotti, Antonio: Missa Sapientiae
Lotti, Antonio: Requiem
Lotti, Antonio: Missa del Sesto Tuono
Lotti, Antonio: Madrigals
Couperin, François: La Superbe, ou La Forqueray
Couperin, François: Pièces de Violes
Couperin, François: La Sultane
Caldara, Antonio: 12 Suonate a 3
Caldara, Antonio: La Passione di Gesú Cristo
Caldara, Antonio: Suonate da Camera
Caldara, Antonio: Vaticini di Pace
Matteis, Nicola: Ground After the Scotch Humour
Albinoni, Tomaso: Artamene
Albinoni, Tomaso: Il Nascimento de l'Aurora (Opera)
Albinoni, Tomaso: Laodice
Albinoni, Tomaso: Sinfonie e Concerti a Cinque Op. 2
Albinoni, Tomaso: 12 Concerti Op. 5
Clayton, Thomas: Arsinoe, Queen of Cyprus
Murcia, Santiago de: Fandango
Clarke, Jeremiah: The Prince of Denmark's March
Clarke, Jeremiah: Trumpet Voluntary
Keiser, Reinhard: Octavia (Opera)
Keiser, Reinhard: Circe
Keiser, Reinhard: Der Hochmütige, Gestürzte und Wieder Erhabene Croesus
Dall'Abaco, Evaristo: Concerto piu istrumenti Op. 6
Clérambault, Louis-Nicolas: Cantatas Françoises esp. Cantata Book I No. 3: Orphée
Orlandini, Giuseppe Maria: Bacocco e Serpilla
Morin, Jean-Baptiste: Cantatas Françoises
Porta, Giovanni: Numitore
Croft, William: Burial Service
Croft, William: Musica Sacra
Vivaldi, Antonio: 12 Concertos Op. 7 esp. No. 11 Concerti a 5 Stromenti
Vivaldi, Antonio: Atendaide inc. Cor moi che prigione sei
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto alla Rustica RV 151
Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 Mandolins RV 532
Vivaldi, Antonio: Double Orchestra Concerto RV 585
Vivaldi, Antonio: Farnace
Vivaldi, Antonio: Lauda Jerusalem
Vivaldi, Antonio: In furore iustissimae irae RV 626
Vivaldi, Antonio: Magnificat in G Minor
Vivaldi, Antonio: Orlando Furioso inc. Alma oppressa da sorte crudele
Vivaldi, Antonio: Ottone in Villa
Vivaldi, Antonio: Six Violin Concertos Op. 12 esp. No. 1 in G Minor
Vivaldi, Antonio: Scanderbeg
Vivaldi, Antonio: Sinfonia in G Minor
Vivaldi, Antonio: Siroe, Re di Persia
Vivaldi, Antonio: 5 Oboe Concertos
Vivaldi, Antonio: 6 Oboe Sonatas "Il Pastor Fido" Op. 13
Vivaldi, Antonio: 6 Violin Concertos Op. 11
Vivaldi, Antonio: 6 Violin Concertos Op. 6
Vivaldi, Antonio: 7 Cello Concertos
Zumaya, Manuel de: La Partenope
Hoffman, Melchior Disp.: Cantata BWV 53
Sarro, Domenico: Achille in Sciro
Sarro, Domenico: Didone Abbandonata
Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Concerto à 8 for Orchestra
Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Missa Sanctissimae Trinitalis
Mattheson, Johann: Critica Musica
Mattheson, Johann: Der Volkommene Capellmeister
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Auf Zion!
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Concerto for Violin Concertata, Strings and Basso Continuo esp. i. Allegro
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Der Harmonische Gottesdienst
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Emma und Eginhard
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Pimpinone
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Six Concerts TWV 42
Telemann, Georg Philipp: St Luke's Passion
Telemann, Georg Philipp: St Matthew Passion
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Fantasias for Harpsichord
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 4 Horn Concertos
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 5 Concertos for Flutes, Bassoons & Lute
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 5 Oboe Concertos
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Quartets "Paris" Book 1 & 2
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 6 Quartets (Sonatas) Book IV
Telemann, Georg Philipp: 6 Sonatas "Canonic" Op. 5
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Suite in A minor, and Sinfonia & 2 Concertos
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Fantasias for Flute i. Fantasia in A Major

After Dall'Abaco, I'm heading back up the list for my listening today:



Dall'Abaco: Voncerti a Più Instrumenti Op. 6 Nos. 5 & 11

Concerto Köln



Vivaldi: 12 Violin Concertos "La Stravaganza" Op. 4

Rachel Podger, Arte dei Suonatori



Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major, RV 537

Christopher Hogwood, Michael Laird, Ian Wilson, Academy of Ancient Music

A week of Handel and Rameau awaits us from tomorrow.
 

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Level 1
Handel, Georg Frederic: Messiah

Level 2
Handel, Georg Frederic: Water Music

Level 3
Handel, Georg Frederic: Music for the Royal Fireworks

My listening today:



Handel: Water Music

Trevor Pinnock, The English Consort



Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks

Alfredo Bernardini, Zefiro
 

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Delving a little deeper into Handel today if you have the time, and introducing Rameau.

Level 1
Handel, Georg Frederic: Messiah

Level 2
Handel, Georg Frederic: Water Music

Level 3
Handel, Georg Frederic: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel, Georg Frederic: Giulio Cesare HWV 17 esp. Act 1: "Va tacito e nascosto"
Handel, Georg Frederic: Concerti Grossi Op. 6, HWV 319-330 esp. Concerto HWV 325
Handel, Georg Frederic: Solomon esp. Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba


Level 4
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pieces de Clavercin

My listening today:



Handel: Concerti Grossi Op. 6 HWV 325

Martin Gester, Arte dei Suonatori



Handel: Solomon Overture and Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Daniel Reuss, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin



Rameau: Pieces de Clavercin

Víkingur Ólafsson



Handel: Giulio Cesare

René Jacobs, Concerto Köln
 

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I thoroughly enjoyed listening yesterday, the Ólafsson recording being a delight.

Level 1
Handel, Georg Frederic: Messiah

Level 2
Handel, Georg Frederic: Water Music

Level 3
Handel, Georg Frederic: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel, Georg Frederic: Giulio Cesare HWV 17 esp. Act 1: "Va tacito e nascosto"
Handel, Georg Frederic: Concerti Grossi Op. 6, HWV 319-330 esp. Concerto HWV 325
Handel, Georg Frederic: Solomon esp. Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Level 4
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pieces de Clavercin
Handel, Georg Frederic: Four Coronation Anthems esp. Zadok the Priest
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pieces de Clavercin en Concert
Handel, Georg Frederic: Israel in Egypt
Handel, Georg Frederic: Xerxes esp. Ombra Mal Fu
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Hippolyte et Aricie
Handel, Georg Frederic: Acis and Gatatea
Handel, Georg Frederic: Rinaldo esp. Mlascia Ch'io Pianga
Handel, Georg Frederic: Organ Concertos Op. 4 esp. No. 4 & No. 6 B-flat Concerto


I've been looking forward to reacquainting myself with Israel in Egypt, but before I do:



Handel: Four Coronation Anthems No. 1 Zadok the Priest

Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert, Simon Preston, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey



Handel: Organ Concertos Op. 4 No. 4 & No. 6 B-flat Concerto

Richard Egarr, Academy of Ancient Music



Handel: Israel in Egypt

Andrew Parrott, Taverner Choir & Players, Emma Kirkby, Emily Van Evera, Timothy Wilson, David Thomas, Jeremy White, Nancy Argenta, Anthony Rolfe Johnson
 

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I vaguely remember Acis and Galatea is quite good fun. It's got a good monster in it.
Thanks for the tip!

I only have the Act I Sinfonia and "O ruddier than the cherry" from this:



Handel: Acis and Galatea

William Christie, Les Arts Florissants

I also have a couple of BBC Early Music Show podcasts on the piece so will give all of those a listen this evening and perhaps download the rest and come back to it later in the week.
 

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I don't think Handel is served well by some of the "hits" like Arrival of the Queen etc. I also personally don't care for that harp concerto (or the organ version) although admittedly the sound with muted strings and recorders is somewhat special. I think it's better to listen to e.g. the first 4 concerti of op.6 or a few organ concerti to get more variety (similar with the keyboard suites)
A bunch of rather underrated pieces that deserved to be as well known as the water music are the 3 concerti a due cori.

Israel in Egypt is an uneven piece but has some really great choruses.

Acis and Galatea was one of Handel's greatest hit until far into the 19th century as both Mozart and Mendelssohn made arrangements of it for performances. It's a very nice piece, very pastoral, almost pre-Mozartian rococo, without lengths but rather modest in almost any scope (length, drama, emotion) compared to the more "serious" operas or oratorios. My favorite part is the choir "Wretched lovers... behold the monster Polypheme" with it's "break" from the lament to the more dramatic warning.
 

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Level 1
Handel, Georg Frederic: Messiah

Level 2
Handel, Georg Frederic: Water Music

Level 3
Handel, Georg Frederic: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel, Georg Frederic: Giulio Cesare HWV 17 esp. Act 1: "Va tacito e nascosto"
Handel, Georg Frederic: Concerti Grossi Op. 6, HWV 319-330 esp. Concerto HWV 325
Handel, Georg Frederic: Solomon esp. Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Level 4
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pieces de Clavercin
Handel, Georg Frederic: Four Coronation Anthems esp. Zadok the Priest
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pieces de Clavercin en Concert
Handel, Georg Frederic: Israel in Egypt
Handel, Georg Frederic: Xerxes esp. Ombra Mal Fu
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Hippolyte et Aricie
Handel, Georg Frederic: Acis and Gatatea
Handel, Georg Frederic: Rinaldo esp. Mlascia Ch'io Pianga
Handel, Georg Frederic: Great Keyboard Suites HWV 426-433 esp. Suite HWV 427, HWV 430 "The Harmonious Blacksmith"
Handel, Georg Frederic: Organ Concertos Op. 4 esp. No. 4 & No. 6 B-flat Concerto

Level 5
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Castor et Pollux
Handel, Georg Frederic: Alcina (Opera) esp. Act 1 "Tornami a vagheggiar"
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Les Indes Galantes
Handel, Georg Frederic: Dixit Dominus
Handel, Georg Frederic: Ariodante
Handel, Georg Frederic: Judas Maccbaeus
Handel, Georg Frederic: Ode for St. Cecilia's Day
Handel, Georg Frederic: Saul
Handel, Georg Frederic: Jephtha
Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Platée Suite
Handel, Georg Frederic: Orlando


Level 6
Handel, Georg Frederic: Concerti Grossi Op. 3
Handel, Georg Frederic: L'allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Part III "As Steals the Morn"
Handel, Georg Frederic: Tamerlano
Handel, Georg Frederic: Organ Concertos Op. 7 esp. No. 10, No. 13 "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"
Handel, Georg Frederic: Rodelinda
Handel, Georg Frederic: Susanna


I've downloaded all of Acis and Galatea but am going to save that for Friday, will focus on Rameau tomorrow, so my listening today:



Handel: Alcina

William Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Natalie Dessay, Renée Fleming, Susan Graham



Handel: Great Keyboard Suites HWV 427 & HWV 430

Lisa Smirnova



Handel: Saul (Highlights)

Harry Christophers, The Sixteen, Christopher Purves, Sarah Connolly, Robert Murray, Elizabeth Atherton, Joélle Harvey, Mark Dobell, Jeremy Budd & Stuart Young



Handel: L'allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Part III "As Steals the Morn"

Andrew Manze, Mark Padmore, The English Concert
 
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