Susanna, a Sacred Oratorio

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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 ... continued below

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1 score (205 p.) ; 35 cm.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. 1748.

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  • Samuel Arnold
    Publisher Info: [Printed ca. 1795.]
    Place of Publication: London, England

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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.

Physical Description

1 score (205 p.) ; 35 cm.

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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.

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  • 1748

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2014, 11:23 a.m.

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Susanna, a Sacred Oratorio, score, 1748; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25967/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .