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Susanna, a Sacred Oratorio

Description:

This is the score of Handel's "Susanna," a sacred oratorio in three parts published by Samuel Arnold in ca. 1795.

Grove Music established 1748 as the composition year of this oratorio and not 1743, as stated on the t.p. The first performance was given on February 10, 1749.

The performance forces include: soloist (SATB), mixed chorus (SATB), strings (violins, viola, violoncellos, contra basses), woodwinds (oboe (2) and bassoon), trumpets (2), and continuo.

. Although composed by Handel in 1743 and published by

A table of contents appears on p.205 listing the first lines of texts of arias and recitatives for each of the parts and an appended air.

Creator(s): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Creation Date: 1748
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Rare Book and Texana Collections
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Samuel Arnold
Publisher Info: [Printed ca. 1795.]
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1748
Description:

This is the score of Handel's "Susanna," a sacred oratorio in three parts published by Samuel Arnold in ca. 1795.

Grove Music established 1748 as the composition year of this oratorio and not 1743, as stated on the t.p. The first performance was given on February 10, 1749.

The performance forces include: soloist (SATB), mixed chorus (SATB), strings (violins, viola, violoncellos, contra basses), woodwinds (oboe (2) and bassoon), trumpets (2), and continuo.

. Although composed by Handel in 1743 and published by

A table of contents appears on p.205 listing the first lines of texts of arias and recitatives for each of the parts and an appended air.

Note:

Then full title as it appears on the t.p.: Susanna, a Sacred Oratorio in Score, Composed in the Year 1743, by G.F. Handel.

Plate nos. 131-135.

Physical Description:

1 score (205 p.) ; 35 cm.

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Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 355813786 |
  • UNTCAT: b1373206 |
  • CALL-NO: M2000 H22 S7
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc25967
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image