8 Great Suites, HWV 426-433

This set of eight suites for harpsichord was published in 1720. In the virtuoso class as a performer on the harpsichord and organ, Handel improvised to a great extent, and he no doubt embellished his own performances with all sorts of ornamentation, which would have filled out the harmonies. The fine, full-bodied Dolmetsch harpsichord is recorded close, enhancing the inherent strength of the performance.

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Recording Handel Suites for Harpsichord - I. No.4 in E minor Favorite Download
Recording Handel Suites for Harpsichord - II. No.5 in E major Favorite Download
Recording Handel Suites for Harpsichord - III. No.6 in F-sharp minor Favorite Download

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