Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Graham Abbott – ABC Classics 476 4300

Handel’s instrumental writing shows no less ability than his writing for the voice. And whilst he was extremely popular, not only with the public, but also the King for his operatic output, two large scale orchestral works stand out. Written at either end of his career, the Royal Fireworks Suite and the Water Music Suites … Read more