Happy birthday, George

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) composed the Music for the Royal Fireworks in 1749 for King George II, to celebrate the signing of the treaty that ended the War of the Austrian Succession. Here is the fourth movement from the suite.

4 Responses to Happy birthday, George

  1. Eliza Ayres says:

    Reblogged this on Blue Dragon Journal.

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  2. Jennie says:

    I play his “Water Music” to my preschool class every year – on my record player. They love it.

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  3. Richard Portman says:

    Super.

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