Handel's songs, selected from his oratorios

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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 ... continued below

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

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. 1780.

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  • H. Wright
    Publisher Info: London, printed for I. Walsh in Catharine Street in the Strand.
    Place of Publication: [London, England]

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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.

Physical Description

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

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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.

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Virtual Music Rare Book Room

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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  • 1780

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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  • June 9, 2016, 12:32 p.m.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Handel's songs, selected from his oratorios, score, 1780; [London, England]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25952/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.