George Frideric Handel : Water Music
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About 'Water Music'
||Handel, George Frideric (biography)|
|The Artist:||Important composer from the Baroque period who became a British citizen in 1726. He wrote many operas and oratorios, including the popular Messiah.|
|Composition Date:||1717 |
|Composition Info:||This is an arrangement of probably the most famous theme from Handel's Water Music. |
Handel's Water Music is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suites, composed by George Frideric Handel. It premiered on 17 July 1717 after King George I had requested a concert on the River Thames.