Judas Maccabaeus

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This is a [ca. 1740] score of Judas Maccabaeus, a sacred oratorio by Handel. It contains a table of songs for each of the three acts of the oratorio and a descriptive catalog of music composed by Handel, which includes: Italian operas, English oratorios as well as concertos, chamber music and transcription of vocal music for instruments. The performance forces include: vocal soloists (SATB or SATB), strings (violins, viola, violoncello and contra bass), oboes, traverse flute, and bassoon. It also includes figured bass for continuo playing. The names of singers (Gambarini, Galli, Reinhold, and Beard) appear at the heading of ... continued below

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1 score (48, [i.e., 73 p.]) ; 33 cm.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. 1740.

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  • I. Walsh
    Publisher Info: "Printed for I. Walsh, in Catharine Street, in the Strand, of whom may be had the works of Mr. Handel, Geminiani, Corelli, and all of the most eminent authors of musick."--T.p.
    Place of Publication: London, England

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Description

This is a [ca. 1740] score of Judas Maccabaeus, a sacred oratorio by Handel. It contains a table of songs for each of the three acts of the oratorio and a descriptive catalog of music composed by Handel, which includes: Italian operas, English oratorios as well as concertos, chamber music and transcription of vocal music for instruments.

The performance forces include: vocal soloists (SATB or SATB), strings (violins, viola, violoncello and contra bass), oboes, traverse flute, and bassoon. It also includes figured bass for continuo playing.

The names of singers (Gambarini, Galli, Reinhold, and Beard) appear at the heading of each aria.

Page [73], incorrectly numbered 48, contains a keyboard march identified as: No.484 Marche.

Physical Description

1 score (48, [i.e., 73 p.]) ; 33 cm.

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Full title as it appears in the t.p: Judas Macchabaeus, an oratorio set to musick by Mr. Handel.

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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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  • 1740

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 15, 2010, 4:06 p.m.

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  • June 9, 2016, 12:50 p.m.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus, score, 1740; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11799/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.