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Alla Hornpipe from Handel's Water Music

George Frideric Handel's Water Music premiered in 1717 after King George I requested a concert on the River Thames.

The composition is to form part of the soundtrack for the spectacle of the Thames Jubilee Pageant to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June.

This well known movement is Alla Hornpipe from Water Music Suite No 2.

  • 04 May 2012
  • From the section UK