Concerto in F major, HWV 305a/b (Handel, George Frideric)




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Performers Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
Orchestre de chambre, Jean-François Paillard (conductor)
Publisher Info. Erato STE 50074-75-76-77, 1962.
Misc. Notes Source: BnF B-13480 – 4 Disques microsillon 33 t, 30 cm, stéréo
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Sheet Music


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Editor Frederick Hudson (1913-1999)
Publisher. Info. Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, Serie IV: Instrumentalmusik, Band 16: Concerti a due cori
Kassel: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1983. Plate BA 4037.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Organ or Piano (VitalyGR)

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Arranger VitalyGR (b. 1976)
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General Information

Work Title Concerto in F major
Alternative. Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 305a/b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 142
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Ouverture
II. Allegro
III. Andante
IV. Marche: Allegro
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ (see below, Comments)

Navigation etc.

  • Grove Music lists HWV 305a with a "?2 ob, str, bc" accompaniment, and the comment "c1748; arr. of Concerto a due cori no.3; HG follows spurious version in Arnold’s edn; see also ‘Keyboard’, 188"
  • HWV 305b is listed as "org; str, bc" and the comment "pasticcio conc.; movts from 2nd Set no.2, op.4 no.6, op.7 no.2".