Judas Maccabaeus

Description:

This is a [ca. 1740] score of Judas Maccabaeus, a sacred oratorio by Handel. It contains a table of songs for each of the three acts of the oratorio and a descriptive catalog of music composed by Handel, which includes: Italian operas, English oratorios as well as concertos, chamber music and transcription of vocal music for instruments.

The performance forces include: vocal soloists (SATB or SATB), strings (violins, viola, violoncello and contra bass), oboes, traverse flute, and bassoon. It also includes figured bass for continuo playing.

The names of singers (Gambarini, Galli, Reinhold, and Beard) appear at the heading of each aria.

Page [73], incorrectly numbered 48, contains a keyboard march identified as: No.484 Marche.

Creator(s): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Creation Date: 1740  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: I. Walsh
Publisher Info: "Printed for I. Walsh, in Catharine Street, in the Strand, of whom may be had the works of Mr. Handel, Geminiani, Corelli, and all of the most eminent authors of musick."--T.p.
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1740
Description:

This is a [ca. 1740] score of Judas Maccabaeus, a sacred oratorio by Handel. It contains a table of songs for each of the three acts of the oratorio and a descriptive catalog of music composed by Handel, which includes: Italian operas, English oratorios as well as concertos, chamber music and transcription of vocal music for instruments.

The performance forces include: vocal soloists (SATB or SATB), strings (violins, viola, violoncello and contra bass), oboes, traverse flute, and bassoon. It also includes figured bass for continuo playing.

The names of singers (Gambarini, Galli, Reinhold, and Beard) appear at the heading of each aria.

Page [73], incorrectly numbered 48, contains a keyboard march identified as: No.484 Marche.

Note:

Full title as it appears in the t.p: Judas Macchabaeus, an oratorio set to musick by Mr. Handel.

Physical Description:

1 score (48, [i.e., 73 p.]) ; 33 cm.

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Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 30420292 |
  • UNTCAT: b1373642 |
  • CALL-NO: M2004 H22 J8
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc11799
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image