Organ Concerto in B-flat major, HWV 294 (Handel, George Frideric)
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Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, Serie IV: Instrumentalmusik,
Band 2: Orgelkonzerte I
Kassel: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1956. Plate BA 4006.
scan: score scanned at 600dpi (High Quality Scanning)
|Work Title||Organ Concerto in B-flat major|
|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 294 ; Op.4 No.6|
|Year/Date of Composition||1736|
|First Performance||1736-02-19 in London, Covent Garden Theatre|
|First Publication||1738 in 6 Organ Concertos, Op.4 (No.6)|
|Instrumentation||solo: harp (or organ or harpsichord)|
orchestra: 2 flutes (oboes), strings, continuo
|External Links||Wikipedia article (complete Op.4)|
- According to Grove, the version for harp was the original - performed with Alexander’s Feast and later published as an organ concerto. The harp version features recorders or flutes, while the organ version often uses oboes instead.