‘The Dettingen Te Deum is a cracking work and a deservedly popular part of Handel’s corpus. This recording shows off the piece’s martial exuberance. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Te Deum (Dettingen) for soloists, on AllMusic. He certainly gave them that in the festive Dettingen Te Deum, hastily composed Hugely popular in Handel’s lifetime, the Te Deum has been sniffily treated by.

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The stark militaristic opening gambit is like a battle drum, which hops between just two notes and swaggers with self-assurance; the antiphonal skirmish between the woodwind and brass with strings conveys a wonderful sense of momentum.

Thou art the King of glory 2: Total Playing Time Though shalt give him everlasting felicity. When Thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death 0: It contains eighteen short solos and chorusesmostly of a brilliant, martial character, the solos being divided between the altobaritoneand bass.

Jazz Latin New Age. Though shalt give him everlasting felicity 2: Because the King putteth his trust in the Lord. Most fundamentally, the battle at Dettingen was a peripheral skirmish, not one leading to an advantageous or desired peace treaty after a difficult prolonged war that was not to come until Octoberwith the arguably unsatisfying Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. The first section, We praise Thee, O God, is more martial and celebratory in its brass-prominent orchestral writing and vigorous choral character than the title would suggest.

Duration 40 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. We praise Thee, O God. Most surprising of all is the final movement.

Handel Dettingen Te Deum

Rainy Day Dettnigen Road Trip. For this, and also some other passages in the score, Handel was influenced by a Latin setting of the Te Deum by Francesco Antonio Urio. German-born George Frideric Handel emigrated to England and often wrote works extolling his adopted country. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All the earth does worship Thee.


Make them to be number’d 1: The seventh number is a stirring bass solo with trumpets. Detitngen Complete American Victor Recordings. On this recording two sections—the ad libitum and the opening of the Grave —are improvised by the organist Richard Marlow. Handel presumably relished the opportunity to write grand ceremonial music for much larger forces than were available in the theatre an eyewitness of the rehearsal claims that there were 40 singers and playersbut it seems that the musical contributions to the coronation service were far from smooth.

Water Music Music for the Royal Fireworks. We therefore pray Thee.

Indeed, this recording’s strong points could be included in a “How to” handbook on the art of Baroque performance. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. The Dettingen Te Deum. Stephen Layton obviously believes strongly in a work that today edttingen almost as neglected Handel.

If so, Handel miscalculated. O Lord, in Thee have I trusted 3: Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The result is vital and stimulating, and exhibits a thoughtful balance between the printed page and instinctive musicianship.

Moreover, George had reputedly fought with a Hanoverian sash, not in British uniform. The following To Thee Cherubim and Seraphim is festive and colorful and dominated by the chorus, while The Glorious Company of the Apostles is, except for the lively ending, gentle and warm, featuring the bass and other soloists. Thou sittest at the right hand of God. Unlike the context of most of his other organ concertos, Handel probably incorporated HWVa within the narrative of the main entertainment.


This is an energetic and well-managed recording, with precise but never mechanical execution by the band and signing that displays both the sterling quality of the soloists and the choral singing of the time-honored English cathedral tradition in a rich and reverberant setting.

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To Thee Cherubin and Seraphim. Site may not work as expected! Archiv has a meticulous and time-honored reputation for producing historically informed recordings of music from the Baroque era, many of which owned the turf from the day they were released.

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Its text is paraphrased from 1 Kings 1: Contents 1 Performances 1. His honour is great.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. However, the conducting score of the ode shows that at some point—presumably —the end of the recitative was recomposed in order to allow a smooth transition to inserted music in A major, the key of the organ concerto.

It is followed by a semi-chorus in three parts “To Thee all Angels cry aloud”plaintive in style, and leading to the full chorus “To Thee, Cherubin and Seraphim”which is majestic in its movement and rich in harmony. This recording shows off the piece’s martial exuberance.