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George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)

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George Frideric Handel, born in Germany as Georg Friedrich Händel, emigrated to England in 1727 and is best known for operas (such as Serse and Semele), oratorios (such as Messiah and Israel in Egypt), and instrumental music (such as Water Music and Royal Fireworks Music).


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Aria is a movement from the twelfth Concerto Grosso. This arrangement was written by Alexandre Guilmant, one of the great performing organists of the last part of the nineteenth century. An aria is Italian word for air or melody.