Saul : a sacred oratorio, in score

Description:

This is ca. 1792 musical score of Saul, a sacred oratorio by Handel composed in 1738 to the English text by Charles Jennens.

The composition year 1740 given in the t.p. might refer to a performance of the oratorio that took place that year.

The performance forces include: vocal soloists (SATB), mixed chorus, and orchestra (2 oboes, bassoon, trombones (3), horns (2), strings (violin, viola, violoncello, bass), timpani, organ, harp and continuo).

A content index with the incipits of recitatives and arias appears on a separate page at the end of the score.

Creator(s): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Creation Date: 1792?  
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UNT Music Library
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Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Name: Unknown
Place of Publication: [London, England]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1792?
Description:

This is ca. 1792 musical score of Saul, a sacred oratorio by Handel composed in 1738 to the English text by Charles Jennens.

The composition year 1740 given in the t.p. might refer to a performance of the oratorio that took place that year.

The performance forces include: vocal soloists (SATB), mixed chorus, and orchestra (2 oboes, bassoon, trombones (3), horns (2), strings (violin, viola, violoncello, bass), timpani, organ, harp and continuo).

A content index with the incipits of recitatives and arias appears on a separate page at the end of the score.

Note:

Full title as appears in the t.p.: Saul, a sacred oratorio, in score, composed in the year 1740.

Pl. nos. 111-116 (Samuel Arnold's edition, cf. with William C. Smith's, "Handel, a descriptive catalogue").

Physical Description:

1 score (252 p.) ; 35 cm.

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Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 50437823 |
  • UNTCAT: b1373641 |
  • CALL-NO: M2000 H22 S2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc11802
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image