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George Frideric Handel

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Track List: Handel: Acis And Galatea

Disc 1
Title: Acis And Galatea, Oratorio, Hwv 49
Disc 2

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I have not listened to music for awhile
And I did not realize how much I have missed it.
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By the 21st century those people who insist on politicizing classical music should get free downloads from the Trumpetto mail bag. Uh oh! I politicized. Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa. Please enjoy the music. Sermisy? Tallis? Couperin? von Bingen, Lully?
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Please leave 20th century politics OUT OF 17th and 18th century music. Or any classical music for that matter. Give me a break. Go read a history book, and listen to some great music.
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tntchamberla i n
Love the music of Handel. This bio falls a bit short...
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prapp699
You can find the full bio at AllMusic.com :
http://www.a l l m u s i c . c o m / a r t i s t / g e o r g e - f r e d e r i c k - h a n d e l - m n 0 0 0 0 8 0 5 7 4 0 / b i o g r a p h y
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Here to second all these comments. First snippet sounded interesting, and surprisingly affirming of not merely Christ's life and death, but even His resurrection . Came here to read the rest of the bio and got only disappointme n t .
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rebeca.benit e z
Where is the BIO?
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Just checkin in for the bio
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so i click on full bio and get a bunch of comments... i guess ill add to them
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Beautiful! Glad he didn't have to put up with this guy obama. obama would have ruined it.
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celinarcorte z
maybe deaf and blind as well
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lv2fly7
Ditto. the first line sounded interesting so I clicked on more.... and nothing.
The words they used to have for the songs are gone as well. Paying more for less it seems.
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1stchairflut e
Our music editor is asleep
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why no bio?
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haidwieden
Top sound quality
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No bio, No lyrics on other stations etc.- what happened fo Pandora?
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One could find it very easy to just to drift away.
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richknoper
Type Handel into a search engine. A bridge too far?
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there is no bio for this composer!!! how are we suppose to learn this way with no information come on Pandora please get it together!!!! ? ? ? ?
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Great french horn choir...outs t a n d i n g !
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tiffanya855
no Bio ???? BOO
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no bio :(
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I am singing his Messiah with my chorus at our concert tonight! I can't wait!
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Beautiful to listen to as always; both music and words are so inspiring.
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This is the Amen Chorus from the Messiah
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If you want to know about George Frideric Handel, come over to my house on Sundays and ask him. Thats the day we watch football together and play YATZEE
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HENDEL , of HAMBURG !
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pardon me? I would like to ask perhaps..... . . . . . . . where is the bio?!
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davidcottamo s b o r n
In the absence of a bio, read Messiah: The Little-Known Story of Handel's Beloved Oratorio by Tim Slover, Silverleaf Press.
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Which of Handel's albums contained the song Hallelujah?
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bob.d.hebert
No bio? This is what I look for as I listen - so do it!
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where is the bio?
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susanmarsh47
Where's the bio info? :(

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Pandora is great.. how about complete pieces instead of jus movements?
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paul.seavey
So where is the biography?
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Thank goodness I am not a musician! I can enjoy each and every fluid note without criticism. Handel and a tympani solo caused me to marry.
Now I do wish I had married the church mouse!
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so relaxing !
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dsherman286
Handel was the first to inspire me to love classical music. His music made me feel more deeply my love of God and Nature, too.
I have expanded my love of classical music over the years until now I would just die without Mahler and his music makes me feel emotional and I have evolved to being an atheist. I still love Handel, too. Now I love Science, Love and the Golden Rule.
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Glad to have the music here, all beautiful and clean things are from God and copy His personality, haters may enjoy hell?Noise! Banging and screaming out of key!
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luv the music
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rharrisv
chockophase 3: Handel was forced by nothing but financial necessity. Let go your bigotry and read his bio.
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1stchairflut e
chokophase, I don't know which Music History Books you have studied, but your hypothesis is the exception rather than the rule.
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Artists of past times were often forced to make works for the church, or privately on religious themes. Such things were inescapable. It has no automatic bearing on the personal beliefs of the artist. EVER.

D'oh!
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Handel creates elegant works that feel stable and grounded in this earthly world, and yet gloriously, divinely inspired.
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His keyboard writing deserves way more attention. It gets overshadowed by the choral and orchestral music.
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nelsunrise
The last comment was from Nel's boyfriend, using her computer.
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nelsunrise
The religious works of Bach, Mozart & Handel brought me back to a belief in God. Fun to sing, too.
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jjbr921
On the right, American Evangelism is BS and has killed the church. On the other side, the left has killed the church by elevating current issues over primacy of message (they're sneaky doing this..watch carefully). And science is making the same mistake the church was making a thousand years ago in tying to prove everything with a single theory. Time, etc. a bit of an embarrassmen t for them, truly. Thankfully, Handel, in all his religious/sc i e n t i f i c ignorance knew none of this and could create.
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srs3823
If the bio is too Christian they may have left it out. The new censorship.
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Classic music is GOD for of communicate.
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