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Famous Works by Handel

Test your knowledge of classical music! Do you know these pieces by the great composer George Frideric Handel?
See also Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and more coming soon.
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Last updated: November 7, 2019
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Most famous aria of the opera Rinaldo
Lascia ch'io pianga
Celebrates a special occasion for a monarch
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
Played while the king sailed on the Thames
Water Music Suites
A nickname of the air and variations from one of his keyboard suites
The Harmonious Blacksmith
A Roman general goes on a visit to Egypt (opera)
Giulio Cesare
Coronation anthem used at every British coronation since George II's
Zadok the Priest
Also known as 'Largo from Serse'
Ombra mai fu
These two birds are imitated one of his F major organ concertos
The Cuckoo and the Nightingale
With the world-famous Hallelujah chorus (oratorio)
Messiah
Oratorio about a wise king who built a temple
Solomon
Instrumental passage from the above
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
A great celebration for the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle
Music for the Royal Fireworks
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