The Handel Institute

Composition Titles by Genre

Chamber music

Concerti

Keyboard music

Music for the Theater

Orchestral music

Sacred vocal music

Secular vocal music


Anthem

  • Anthem for Wedding of Prince Frederick (HWV 263)
  • Anthem for Wedding of Princess Anne (HWV 262)
  • As pants the hart (HWV 251a) (HWV 251c) (HWV 251d)
  • As pants the hart; Chandos Anthem No. 6 (HWV 251b)
  • Blessed are they that considereth the poor (HWV 268)
  • Cannons Anthems (HWV 246-56)
  • Chandos Anthems (HWV 246-56)
  • Coronation Anthems (HWV 258-61)
  • Dettingen Anthem (HWV 265)
  • Foundling Hospital Anthem (HWV 268)
  • Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline (HWV 264)
  • Have mercy upon me; Chandos Anthem No. 3 (HWV 248)
  • His Anthem on the Peace (HWV 266)
  • How beautiful are the feet of them (HWV 266)
  • I will magnify thee; Chandos Anthem No. 5 (HWV 250a)
  • I will magnify thee (HWV 250b)
  • In the Lord put I my trust; Chandos Anthem No. 2 (HWV 247)
  • Let God arise (HWV 256b)
  • Let God arise; Chandos Anthem No. 11 (HWV 256a)
  • Let thy hand be strengthened; Coronation Anthem No. 2 (HWV 259)
  • My heart is inditing; Coronation Anthem No. 4 (HWV 261)
  • My song shall be alway; Chandos Anthem No. 7 (HWV 252)
  • O be joyful in the Lord; Chandos Anthem No. 1 (HWV 246)
  • O come, let us sing unto the Lord; Chandos Anthem No. 8 (HWV 253)
  • O praise the Lord with one consent; Chandos Anthem No. 9 (HWV 254)
  • O praise the Lord, ye angels of his (HWV 257) -- Spurious
  • O sing unto the Lord a new song (HWV 249a)
  • O sing unto the Lord a new song; Chandos Anthem No. 4 (HWV 249b)
  • Peace Anthem (HWV 266)
  • Sing unto God (HWV 263)
  • The King shall rejoice (HWV 265)
  • The King shall rejoice; Coronation Anthem No. 3 (HWV 260)
  • The Lord is my light; Chandos Anthem No. 10 (HWV 255)
  • The ways of Zion do mourn (HWV 264)
  • This is the day which the Lord hath made (HWV 262)
  • Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1 (HWV 258)

Antiphon

Canticle

  • Dettingen Te Deum in D major (HWV 283)
  • Jubilate ("Cannons") in D major (HWV 246)
  • Jubilate ("Utrecht") in D major (HWV 279)
  • Te Deum ("Chandos" or "Cannons") in B flat major (HWV 281)
  • Te Deum ("Dettingen") in D major (HWV 283)
  • Te Deum ("Queen Caroline") in D major (HWV 280)
  • Te Deum ("Utrecht") in D major (HWV 278)
  • Te Deum in A major (HWV 282)
  • Utrecht Jubilate in D major (HWV 279)
  • Utrecht Te Deum in D major (HWV 278)

Clock-Organ

Concerto grosso

  • Opus 3, Nos. 1-6
  • Opus 6, Nos. 1-12
  • Concerto a due cori in B flat major, No. 1 (HWV 332)
  • Concerto a due cori in F major, No. 2 (HWV 333)
  • Concerto a due cori in F major, No. 3 (HWV 334)
  • Concerto Grosso in A major, Op 6 No 11 (HWV 329)
  • Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4 (HWV 322)
  • Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 3 No 1 (HWV 312)
  • Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 3 No 2 (HWV 313)
  • Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 6 No 7 (HWV 325)
  • Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 (HWV 330)
  • Concerto Grosso in C major for "Alexander's Feast" (HWV 318)
  • Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op 6 No 8 (HWV 326)
  • Concerto Grosso in D major, Op 3 No 6 (HWV 317)
  • Concerto Grosso in D major, Op 6 No 5 (HWV 323)
  • Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 5 (HWV 316)
  • Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 6 No 10 (HWV 328)
  • Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op 6 No 3 (HWV 321)
  • Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 3 No 4a (HWV 315)
  • Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 3 No 4b -- Spurious
  • Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 2 (HWV 320)
  • Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 9 (HWV 327)
  • Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 3 No 3 (HWV 314)
  • Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 6 No 1 (HWV 319)
  • Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 6 (HWV 324)
  • Concerto in D major (HWV 335a)
  • Concerto in F major (HWV 331)
  • Concerto in F major (HWV 335b)

Dances

Drama

Dramatic cantata

English cantata

  • Behold where weeping Venus stands (HWV 85)
  • Look down, harmonious saint (HWV 124)
  • Venus and Adonis (HWV 85)

 

English song

  • Beauteous Cloe or 'Cloe, you're witty' (HWV deest)
  • Beneath a shady willow or 'The Dream' (HWV deest)
  • Cloe, you're witty or 'Beauteous Cloe' (HWV deest)
  • The Dream or 'Beneath a shady willow' (HWV deest)
  • English songs (HWV 228.1-.24)
    • The unhappy Lovers: As Celia's fatal arrows flew (HWV 228.1)
    • Charming Cloris: Ask not the cause / The poor Shepherd: The Sun was sunk beneath the Hills (HWV 228.2)
    • As on a Sunshine Summer's Day (HWV 228.3)
    • Bacchus Speech in Praise of Wine: Bacchus one day gayly striding (HWV 228.4)
    • The Polish Minuet or Miss Kitty Grevil's Delight: Charming is your shape and air (HWV 228.5)
    • The Sailor's Complaint: Come and listen to my ditty / Hosier's Ghost: As near Portobello lying (HWV 228.6)
    • Di godere ha speranza il mio core / Oh my dearest, my lovely creature (HWV 228.7)
    • The forsaken Maid's Complaint: Faithless ungrateful / The slighted Swain: Cloe proves false (HWV 228.8)
    • From scourging rebellion or A Song on the Victory obtained over the Rebels by His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland (HWV 228.9)
    • The forsaken Nymph: Guardian Angels now protect me (HWV 228.10)
    • I like the am'rous Youth that's free (HWV 228.11)
    • Phillis: My fair, ye Swains, is gone astray (HWV 228.12)
    • Not, Cloe, that I better am (HWV 228.13)
    • Strephon's Complaint of Love: Oh cruel Tyrant Love (HWV 228.14)
    • The Satyr's Advice to a Stock-Jobber: On the shore of a low ebbing sea / Ye Swains that are courting a Maid / Molly Mogg: Says my uncle, I pray you discover (HWV 228.15)
    • Phillis be kind and hear (HWV 228.16)
    • Phillis advised: Phillis the lovely (HWV 228.17)
    • Stand round, my brave boys or Song made for the Gentlemen Volunteers of the City of London (HWV 228.18)
    • The faithful Maid / The melancholy Nymph: 'Twas when the seas were roaring (HWV 228.19)
    • The Rapture / Matchless Clarinda: When I survey Clarinda's charms / Venus now leaves (HWV 228.20)
    • The Death of the Stag: When Phoebus the tops of the Hills does adorn (HWV 228.21)
    • Who to win a Woman's favour (HWV 228.22)
    • An Answer to Collin's Complaint: Ye winds to whome Collin complains (HWV 228.23)
    • Yes, I'm in love (HWV 228.24)
  • Hunting Song or 'The morning is charming' (HWV 226)  
  • The morning is charming or 'Hunting Song' (HWV 226)

French cantata

German aria

 

German sacred cantata

Harp concerto

  • Harp Concerto in B flat major (HWV 294)

Hymn

  • Das zitternde Glänzen der spielenden Wellen (HWV 203)
  • Desiring to Love (HWV 285)
  • Die ihr aus dunkeln Grüften (HWV 208)
  • Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden (HWV 210)
  • In den angenehmen Büschen (HWV 209)
  • Künft' ger Zeiten eitler Kummer (HWV 202)
  • Meine Seele hört im sehen (HWV 207)
  • Nine "Deutsche Arien" (HWV 202-10)
  • O Love divine, how sweet thou art (HWV 285)
  • On the Resurrection (HWV 286)
  • Rejoice, the Lord is King (HWV 286)
  • Settings of "Amen"/"(H)alleluja, amen" (HWV 269-77)
  • Singe, Seele, Gott zum Preise (HWV 206)
  • Sinners obey the Gospel word (HWV 284)
  • Süsse Stille, sanfte Quelle ruhiger Gelassenheit (HWV 205)
  • Süsser Blumen Ambraflocken (HWV 204)
  • The Invitation (HWV 284)
  • Three English Hymns (HWV 284-6)

Incidental music

Italian sacred cantata

Italian aria

Italian cantata

Italian duet

Italian trio

Keyboard

  • Air (Hornpipe) in D minor (HWV 461)
  • Air (March) in D major (HWV 460)
  • Air (Saraband) in E major (HWV 425)
  • Air and 2 Doubles in F major (HWV 465)
  • Air and Variations in E major (HWV 430)
  • Air en menuet in D minor (HWV 462)
  • Air for 2-rowed harpsichord in B flat major (HWV 470)
  • Air for 2-rowed harpsichord in G minor (HWV 466)
  • Air in A major (HWV 468)
  • Air in B flat major (HWV 469)
  • Air in B flat major (HWV 471)
  • Air in C major (HWV 457)
  • Air in C minor (HWV 458)
  • Air in C minor (HWV 459)
  • Air in F major (HWV 463)
  • Air in F major (HWV 464)
  • Air in G major (HWV 474)
  • Air Lentement in G minor (HWV 467)
  • Allegro [Courante] in F major (HWV 488)
  • Allegro in C major (HWV 472)
  • Allegro in D minor (HWV 475)
  • Allemande in A major (HWV 477)
  • Allemande in A minor (HWV 478)
  • Allemande in B minor (HWV 479)
  • Allemande in F major (HWV 476)
  • Arpeggio del Cook (HWV 569)
  • Capriccio in F major (HWV 481)
  • [Capriccio] in G minor (HWV 483)
  • Chaconne for Harpsichord with 2 Sets of Keys in F major (HWV 485)
  • Chaconne in G major (HWV 435)
  • Chaconne in G minor (HWV 486)
  • Chaconne with 49 variations in C major (HWV 484)
  • Chorale, "Jesu meine Freude" in G minor (HWV 480)
  • Concerto in G major; 2 movements (HWV 487)
  • Courante in B minor (HWV 489)
  • Fantasie pour le clavecin, in C major (HWV 490)
  • Fugue in A minor (HWV 609)
  • Fugue in B flat major (HWV 607)
  • Fugue in B minor (HWV 608)
  • Fugue in C minor (HWV 610)
  • Fugue in E major (HWV 612)
  • Fugue in F major (HWV 611)
  • Fugue in G major (HWV 606)
  • Fugue in G minor (HWV 605)
  • Gavotte in G major (HWV 491)
  • Gigue in F major (HWV 492)
  • Gigue in G minor; 2 versions (HWV 493)
  • The Harmonious Blacksmith (HWV 430)
  • Impertinence (Bourée) in G minor (HWV 494)
  • Keyboard arrangement of the Ouverture in F major (HWV 305b)
  • Lesson in A minor (HWV 496)
  • Lesson in D minor (HWV 495)
  • Menuet in G minor (HWV 434.4)
  • Menuets; in various keys (HWV A15.1-37)
  • Menuets; in various keys (HWV 497-558)
  • Partita in A major (HWV 454)
  • Partita in C minor (HWV 444)
  • Partita in G major (HWV 450)
  • Passepied in A major (HWV 560)
  • Passepied in C major (HWV 559)
  • Prelude (Harpeggio) in A minor (HWV 575)
  • Prelude (Harpeggio) in F sharp minor (HWV 570)
  • Prelude (Harpeggio) in G minor (HWV 573)
  • Prelude [Harpeggio] in D minor (HWV 562)
  • Prelude and Allegro (Sonata) in G minor; 2 movements (HWV 574)
  • Prelude and Allegro in A minor; 2 movements (HWV 576)
  • Prelude and Capriccio; 2 movements in G major (HWV 571)
  • Prelude and Chaconne in G major (HWV 442)
  • Prelude in D minor (HWV 561)
  • Prelude in D minor (HWV 563)
  • Prelude in D minor (HWV 564)
  • Prelude in D minor (HWV 565)
  • Prelude in E major (HWV 566)
  • Prelude in G minor (HWV 572)
  • Preludium in F major (HWV 567)
  • Preludium in F minor (HWV 568)
  • Preludium in F minor (HWV 569)
  • Six Short Fugues -- Spurious
  • Sonata (Fantasia) for a Harpsichord with Double Keys in G major (HWV 579)
  • Sonata (Fantasia) pour le clavecin, in C major (HWV 577)
  • Sonata (Larghetto) in G minor; 1 movement (HWV 580)
  • Sonatina ["Fuga"] in G major; 1 movement (HWV 582)
  • Sonatina in A minor; 1 movement (HWV 584)
  • Sonatina in B flat major; 1 movement (HWV 585)
  • Sonatina in D minor; 1 movement (HWV 581)
  • Sonatina in G minor; 1 movement (HWV 583)
  • Suite de pièce in A major, Vol 1 No 1 (HWV 426)
  • Suite de pièce in B flat major, Vol 2 No 1 (HWV 434)
  • Suite de pièce in B flat major, Vol 2 No 7 (HWV 440)
  • Suite de pièce in D minor, Vol 1 No 3 (HWV 428)
  • Suite de pièce in D minor, Vol 2 No 3 (HWV 436)
  • Suite de pièce in D minor, Vol 2 No 4 (HWV 437)
  • Suite de pièce in E major, Vol 1 No 5 (HWV 430)
  • Suite de pièce in E minor, Vol 1 No 4 (HWV 429)
  • Suite de pièce in E minor, Vol 2 No 5 (HWV 438)
  • Suite de pièce in F major, Vol 1 No 2 (HWV 427)
  • Suite de pièce in F minor, Vol 1 No 8 (HWV 433)
  • Suite de pièce in F sharp minor, Vol 1 No 6 (HWV 431)
  • Suite de pièce in G major, Vol 2 No 2 (HWV 435)
  • Suite de pièce in G major, Vol 2 No 8 (HWV 441)
  • Suite de pièce in G major, Vol 2 No 9 (HWV 442)
  • Suite de pièce in G minor, Vol 1 No 7 (HWV 432)
  • Suite de pièce in G minor, Vol 2 No 6 (HWV 439)
  • Suite for 2 harpsichords in C minor (HWV 446)
  • Suite in B flat major (HWV 455)
  • Suite in C major (HWV 443)
  • Suite in C minor (HWV 445)
  • Suite in D minor (HWV 447)
  • Suite in D minor (HWV 448)
  • Suite in D minor (HWV 449)
  • Suite in G minor (HWV 451)
  • Suite in G minor (HWV 452)
  • Suite in G minor (HWV 453)
  • Toccata in G minor (HWV 586)

Keyboard arrangement

Masque

Motet

Oboe concerto

  • Oboe Concerto No 1 in B flat major (HWV 302a)
  • Oboe Concerto No 2a in B flat major (HWV 301)
  • Oboe Concerto No 3 in G minor (HWV 287)

Ode

  • Alexander's Feast (HWV 75)
  • Eternal Source of Light Divine (HWV 74)
  • L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato (HWV 55)
  • Ode for St. Cecilia's Day (HWV 76)
  • Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (HWV 74)
  • Pastoral Ode (HWV 55)
  • Song for St. Cecilia's Day (HWV 76)
  • The Power of Musick (HWV 75)

Opera seria

Opera seria (pasticcio)

Oratorio

Oratorio (pasticcio)

Orchestral

Orchestral suite

  • Adagio in B minor/Allegro in D major (HWV 338)
  • Music for the Royal Fireworks (HWV 351)
  • Royal Fireworks Music (HWV 351)
  • Suite in B flat major (HWV 352)
  • Suite in B flat major (HWV 354)
  • Suite in G major (HWV 353)
  • The Famous Water Peice (sic.) in D major (HWV 341) -- Spurious
  • Water Music (HWV 348-50)
  • Water Music Chamber Suite (HWV deest)
  • Water Music, Suite No 1 in F major (HWV 348)
  • Water Music, Suite Variant No 1, in F major (HWV 331.1)
  • Water Music, Suite Variant No 2, in F major (HWV 331.2)
  • Water Music, Suite No 2 in D major (HWV 349)
  • Water Music, Suite No 3 in G major (HWV 350)

Organ concerto

  • Concerto for two organs; Adagio in D minor (HWV 303)
  • Opus 4 Nos. 1-6
  • Opus 7 Nos. 1-6
  • Organ Concerto in A major, "2nd Set" No 2 (HWV 296a; "Concerto No. 14")
  • Organ Concerto in A major, Op 7 No 2 (HWV 307)
  • Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 2 (HWV 290)
  • Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 6 (HWV 294)
  • Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 1 (HWV 306)
  • Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 3 (HWV 308)
  • Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 6 (HWV 311)
  • Organ Concerto in D major, "2nd Set" No 5 (HWV 299; "Concerto No. 17")
  • Organ Concerto in D minor (HWV 304)
  • Organ Concerto in D minor, "2nd Set" No 3 (HWV 297; "Concerto No. 15")
  • Organ Concerto in D minor, Op 7 No 4 (HWV 309)
  • Organ Concerto in F major (HWV 305)
  • Organ Concerto in F major, "2nd Set" No 1 (HWV 295; "Concerto No. 13")
  • Organ Concerto in F major, Op 4 No 4 (HWV 292)
  • Organ Concerto in F major, Op 4 No 5 (HWV 293)
  • Organ Concerto in G major, "2nd Set" No 4 (HWV 298; "Concerto No. 16")
  • Organ Concerto in G minor, "2nd Set" No 6 (HWV 300; "Concerto No. 18")
  • Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 4 No 1 (HWV 289)
  • Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 4 No 3 (HWV 291)
  • Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 7 No 5 (HWV 310)
  • Organ Concerto, Allegro in D minor (HWV 317)
  • Organ Concerto, pasticcio, in A major (HWV 296b)
  • Organ Concertos, "2nd Set" (HWV 295-300)
  • Ritornello in G major for Chaconne (HWV 343)
  • The Cuckoo and the Nightingale (HWV 295)

Passion

Psalm setting

Serenata

Solo sonata

  • Halle Sonatas (HWV 374-6)
  • Flute
    • Flute Sonata ("Halle" No 1) in A minor (HWV 374)
    • Flute Sonata ("Halle" No 2) in E minor (HWV 375)
    • Flute Sonata ("Halle" No 3) in B minor (HWV 376)
    • Flute Sonata in B minor, Op 1 No 9b (HWV 367b)
    • Flute Sonata in D major (HWV 378)
    • Flute Sonata in E minor, Op 1 No 1a (HWV 379)
    • Flute Sonata in E minor, Op 1 No 1b (HWV 359b)
    • Flute Sonata in G major, Op 1 No 5 (HWV 363b)
  • Marche No. 1 (HWV 419.1)
  • Marche No. 2 (HWV 419.2)
  • Marche No. 3 (HWV 419.3)
  • Marche No. 4 (HWV 419.4)
  • Marche No. 5 (HWV 419.5)
  • Marche No. 6 (HWV 419.6)
  • Menuet in D major (HWV 420)
  • Menuet in D major (HWV 421)
  • Oboe
    • Oboe Sonata ("Fitzwilliam") in B flat major (HWV 357)
    • Oboe Sonata in C minor, Op 1 No 8 (HWV 366)
    • Oboe Sonata in F major (HWV 363a)
  • Opus 1, Nos. 1-12
  • Recorder
    • Recorder Andante in D minor (HWV 409)
    • Recorder Sonata in A minor, Op 1 No 4 (HWV 362)
    • Recorder Sonata in B flat major (HWV 377) - "Fitzwilliam Sonata I"
    • Recorder Sonata in C major, Op 1 No 7 (HWV 365)
    • Recorder Sonata in D minor, Op 1 No 9a (HWV 367a) - "Fitzwilliam Sonata III"
    • Recorder Sonata in F major, Op 1 No 11 (HWV 369)
    • Recorder Sonata in G major (HWV 358)
    • Recorder Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 2 (HWV 360)
  • Viola da Gamba
    • Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor (HWV 364b)
  • Violin
    • Violin Adagio and Allegro in A major (HWV 406)
    • Violin Allegro in C minor (HWV 408)
    • Violin Allegro in G major (HWV 407)
    • Violin Andante in A minor (HWV 412)
    • Violin Sonata in A major (HWV 372)
    • Violin Sonata in A major, Op 1 No 3 (HWV 361)
    • Violin Sonata in D major (HWV 371)
    • Violin Sonata in D minor (HWV 359a)
    • Violin Sonata in E major (HWV 373)
    • Violin Sonata in F major, Op 1 No 12 (HWV 370)
    • Violin Sonata in G major (HWV 358)
    • Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 10 (HWV 368)
    • Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 6 (HWV 364a)

Spanish cantata

Trio sonata

Violin concerto

Wind ensemble


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