George Frideric Handel Masterpieces

Essential works

1685
George Frideric Handel
1759
600+ works listed
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Messiah

Work for choir

1741
1717

The Water Music

Work for orchestra

Music for the Royal Fireworks

Work for orchestra

1749
1724

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1604

154 years

1757

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (202)

Song, lied (83)

Opera (46)

Work for soloist (105)

Work for chamber orchestra (81)

Work for orchestra (38)

Work for orchestra with soloist (27)

not qualified (2)

Theatrical music (1)

Other renowned works

1749 - Solomon

1747 - Judas Maccabaeus

1738 - Serse

1734 - Ariodante

1725 - Rodelinda

Compositions by George Frideric Handel (600+) ...

1680 .. 1750 : the essential composers

° : Masterpieces listed

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