Handel's songs, selected from his oratorios

Description:

This is the second of a five-volume anthology featuring 160 arias and songs from various oratorios by G. F. Handel. The vocal score contains musical selections arranged for 1-2 voices with unrealized figured bass intended for harpsichord (continuo), oboe, or flute accompaniment. The English text is printed between the treble and bass, or alto staves. A publisher's note in the t.p. announced the availability of instrumental parts are available separately for concerts.

The table of content that follows after the t.p. indicates the titles of the oratorio from which the arias and songs were taken. The songs are numbered continuously from 81-160 paginated from 172-332.

Creator(s): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Creation Date: [1780]  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Usage:
Total Uses: 242
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: H. Wright
Publisher Info: London, printed for I. Walsh in Catharine Street in the Strand.
Place of Publication: [London, England]
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1780]
Description:

This is the second of a five-volume anthology featuring 160 arias and songs from various oratorios by G. F. Handel. The vocal score contains musical selections arranged for 1-2 voices with unrealized figured bass intended for harpsichord (continuo), oboe, or flute accompaniment. The English text is printed between the treble and bass, or alto staves. A publisher's note in the t.p. announced the availability of instrumental parts are available separately for concerts.

The table of content that follows after the t.p. indicates the titles of the oratorio from which the arias and songs were taken. The songs are numbered continuously from 81-160 paginated from 172-332.

Note:

Full title as appears in the t.p.: Handel's songs, selected from his oratorios, for the harpsichord, voice, hoboy, or German flute, vol. II.

Physical Description:

1 vocal score (5 v.) ; 25 x 33 cm.

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Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 20081502 |
  • UNTCAT: b1440777 |
  • CALL-NO: M2006.H26 W27 1780 V. 2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc25952
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image