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Selected Works



"It's much too good for him; he did not know what to do with it."
- When asked why he borrowed material composed by Bononcini

Key Works
1709 Opera,Agrippina
1717 Chandos Anthems
  Instrumental,Water Music
1718 Pastoral Opera,Acis and Galatea
1720 Harpsichord Suite No.5
1724 Opera,Giulio Cesare in Egitto ('Julius Caesar in Egypt')
1727 Coronation anthem,Zadok the Priest
1737 Opera,Berenice including famous 'Minuet'
1738 Opera,Serse (Xerxes), including 'Largo'
1739 Oratorio,Israel in Egypt
  Oratorio,Saul including 'Dead March'
1740 12 Concerti Grossi
1741 Oratorio,Messiah
1744 Opera,Semele
1749 Instrumental,Music for the Royal Fireworks
  Oratorio,Solomon including 'Arrival of the Queen of Sheba'
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