Alexander's Feast or the Power of Musick.

Description:

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.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1743  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Usage:
Total Uses: 275
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Creator (Composer):
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

"Set to Musick by Mr. Handel"

Creator (Librettist):
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.

"An Ode Wrote in Honour of St. Cecilia by Mr. Dryden"

Publisher Info:
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
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1743
Description:

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.

Note:

"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."

Physical Description:

1 score (166 p.)

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Ode to Saint Cecilia
Added Title: Power of Musick
Alternate Title: Power of Music
Uniform Title: Alexander's feast
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • UNTCAT: b1373387 |
  • OCLC: 224383234 |
  • CALL-NO: M1530.H22 A4 1743
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc11077
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image