The Occasional : an Oratorio in Score Composed by Mr. Handel

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A sacred oratorio for mixed chorus (SATB) and orchestra (2 violins, viola, "principale", 2 oboes, 2 trumpets, timpani, and continuo). The score includes a list of subscribers and an index for each of the three sections of the oratorio. The anthem "God save the King" is included on pp. 164-26, each page bearing an additional sequence number from 14-26.

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1 score (176 p.) ; 37 cm.

Creation Information

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 1784.

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    Publisher Info: "Printed for H. Wright (successor to Mr. Walsh) in Catharine Street in the Strand."
    Place of Publication: London, England

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  • Main Title: The Occasional : an Oratorio in Score Composed by Mr. Handel
  • Alternate Title: The Occasional : an Oratorio in Score

Description

A sacred oratorio for mixed chorus (SATB) and orchestra (2 violins, viola, "principale", 2 oboes, 2 trumpets, timpani, and continuo). The score includes a list of subscribers and an index for each of the three sections of the oratorio. The anthem "God save the King" is included on pp. 164-26, each page bearing an additional sequence number from 14-26.

Physical Description

1 score (176 p.) ; 37 cm.

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"Just publish'd by the author. Ten anthems in score compos'd chiefly for the Chapel of his Grace the late James Duke of Chandos (never before printed)."--t.p.

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The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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  • 1784

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  • Feb. 2, 2010, 7:13 a.m.

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  • June 6, 2016, 2:45 p.m.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. The Occasional : an Oratorio in Score Composed by Mr. Handel, score, 1784; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11079/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.