|Composition Year||1739 (September 29)|
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⇒ 4 more: Treble Recorder 1 • Treble Recorder 2 • Tenor Recorder • Bass Recorder
|Work Title||Concerto Grosso in G major|
|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||HWV 319 ; Op.6 No.1|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IGH 134|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1739 (September 29)|
|First Publication.||1740 in 12 Concerti Grossi, Op.6 (No.1)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, cello, strings, continuo|
|External Links||Wikipedia article (part of Op.6 article)|
|Extra Information||The first movement is a re-working of Handel's first draft for his overture to Imeneo, HWV 41,|
while the last movement has some near-quotations from Keyboard Sonata in G major, K.2 by Scarlatti, first published that same year in London.
According to Grove Music, Handel later added 2 oboes.