Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
"Set to Musick by Mr. Handel"
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
"An Ode Wrote in Honour of St. Cecilia by Mr. Dryden"
Publisher Name: John Walsh
Publisher Info: Walsh, John, d. 1766; "London. Printed for I. Walsh, in Catherine Street in the Strand."
Place of Publication: London, England
|Original Creation Date:||1743|
A secular choral work in two parts for four soloists (SSTB) and mixed chorus (SATB) with orchestra acc. (2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 3 violins, viola, violoncello, and continuo). The names of the vocal soloists (Mr. [John] Beard, Signora [Anna Maria] Strada, Miss. [Cecilia] Young, and Mr. Erard) are printed at the top of their designated songs.
"Alexander's Feast or the Power of Musick. An Ode Wrote in Honour of St. Cecilia by Mr. Dryden. Set to Musick by Mr. Handel. With Recitativo's, Songs, Symphonys and Chorus's for Voices & Instruments"--T.P.
Publication no.: "No. 634."
1 score (166 p.)
|Keyword(s):||Ode to Saint Cecilia|
|Added Title:||Power of Musick|
|Alternate Title:||Power of Music|
|Uniform Title:||Alexander's feast|
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|Resource Type:||Musical Score/Notation|