Alexander's Feast or the Power of Musick.

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A secular choral work in two parts for four soloists (SSTB) and mixed chorus (SATB) with orchestra acc. (2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 3 violins, viola, violoncello, and continuo). The names of the vocal soloists (Mr. [John] Beard, Signora [Anna Maria] Strada, Miss. [Cecilia] Young, and Mr. Erard) are printed at the top of their designated songs.

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1 score (166 p.)

Creation Information

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. & Dryden, John, 1631-1700. 1743.

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  • John Walsh
    Publisher Info: Walsh, John, d. 1766; "London. Printed for I. Walsh, in Catherine Street in the Strand."
    Place of Publication: London, England

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  • Main Title: Alexander's Feast or the Power of Musick.
  • Added Title: Power of Musick
  • Alternate Title: Power of Music
  • Uniform Title: Alexander's feast

Description

A secular choral work in two parts for four soloists (SSTB) and mixed chorus (SATB) with orchestra acc. (2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 3 violins, viola, violoncello, and continuo). The names of the vocal soloists (Mr. [John] Beard, Signora [Anna Maria] Strada, Miss. [Cecilia] Young, and Mr. Erard) are printed at the top of their designated songs.

Physical Description

1 score (166 p.)

Notes

"Alexander's Feast or the Power of Musick. An Ode Wrote in Honour of St. Cecilia by Mr. Dryden. Set to Musick by Mr. Handel. With Recitativo's, Songs, Symphonys and Chorus's for Voices & Instruments"--T.P.

Publication no.: "No. 634."

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  • 1743

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  • Feb. 2, 2010, 7:13 a.m.

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  • June 9, 2016, 2:17 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. & Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Alexander's Feast or the Power of Musick., score, 1743; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11077/: accessed February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.