What circumstances led George Frideric Handel to compose the orchestral pieces now popularly known as the "Water Music"? Exploring the history surrounding the work's 1717 premiere, a team of experts staged this incredible re-creation on a barge with the Thames River serving as the background to the concert. The English Concert performs movements from the F Major and D Major suites; Andrew Manze conducts. Narrated by Peter Ackroyd. 78 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; Subtitles: French, German, Italian, Spanish.