Suite No.2

George Frideric Handel

Suite No.2 in D major

HWV349 • “Water Music No. 2”

About this work...

There is a story that George Frideric Handel's magnificent Water Music was originally intended as a peace offering to King George I, for duties to the former Elector of Hanover left unfulfilled by Handel. As the story goes, Handel seized the opportunity in 1717 to provide some musical entertainment for the King's now-f...

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Curated by Maryna Boiko, Curation Manager