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Instrumental music- piece and composer

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Hello! I was watching a YouTube video with a beautiful background instrumental music, but I cannot identify neither the author nor the piece; it sounds like something from Handel, but I am not sure. The link is the following:

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To me there sounds something French about it - could be Rameau or Lully ballet music - but I'm afraid I don't know it. I hope someone else will be able to help.
Thanks, Rogerx. Yes, it's the first and second hornpipes from the 'First Music'. 2:49 here:

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