Organ Concerto No.9

George Frideric Handel

Organ Concerto No.9 in Bb major

HWV308, Op. 7/3 • “Hallelujah”

About this work...

This is the last instrumental work Handel completed before he became blind, yet there is nothing elegiac or tragic about this music. Indeed, the work opens with echoes of the "Hallelujah" chorus from Messiah, music as affirming as can be. Interestingly, this motif didn't appear in Handel's original version of the conce...