June 16, 2010

Along with Giovanni Gabrieli's Sonata Pian'e Forte, George Frideric Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks is one of the earliest and best pieces for winds. This information on Handel came from today's Composers Datebook:

"Handel and the Royals"

It was on today's date in 1710 that a German composer by the name of Georg Friedrich Händel was appointed Kapellmeister to Georg Ludwig, the Ele...

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