Messiah

Description:

This is the score of the first published edition of Handel's sacred oratorio, Messiah to the English text by the librettist Charles Jennens.

It includes an engrave lithograph showing a portrait of Handel and musical instruments and mythological figures playing instruments.

A list of subscribers before the content index includes the King, Queen [of England], His Royal Highness the Duke of York, His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland.

The content index includes incipit of recitatives and arias of each part. New pagination starts after the end of the oratorio at page 188 for added music.

Creator(s): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Creation Date: 1767
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UNT Music Library
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Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Randall & Abell
Publisher Info: Printed by [Messieurs] Randall & Abell, successors to the late Mr. J. Walsh in Catharine Street in the Strand, of whom may be had the compleate [sic] scores of Samson, Alexander's Feast, and Acis & Galatea.
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1767
Description:

This is the score of the first published edition of Handel's sacred oratorio, Messiah to the English text by the librettist Charles Jennens.

It includes an engrave lithograph showing a portrait of Handel and musical instruments and mythological figures playing instruments.

A list of subscribers before the content index includes the King, Queen [of England], His Royal Highness the Duke of York, His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland.

The content index includes incipit of recitatives and arias of each part. New pagination starts after the end of the oratorio at page 188 for added music.

Note:

Full title as appears in the t.p.: Messiah, an oratorio in score as it was originally perform'd. Composed by Mr. Handel to which are added his additional alterations.

Physical Description:

1 score (188, 35 p.) : engraving ; 39 cm.

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Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 29492638 |
  • UNTCAT: b1033951 |
  • : M3.3 H14 M4
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc11800
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image