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Belshazzar : a sacred Oratorio in Score

Description: A sacred oratorio in three acts for soloists and mixed chorus (SATB) with orchestra acc. (2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, and basso continuo). A contents index is given on p. 219. According to the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Handel composed this oratorio from 23 August - 23 October 1744. Charles Jennens wrote the libretto on the Biblical story of the downfall of the King of Babylon with details taken from "Cyropaedia" (a political romance about the education of an ideal ruler) by Herodotus and Xenophon's.
Date: {1744-08-23, 1744-10-23}
Creator: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. & Jennens, Charles, 1700-1773
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Ensemble: 2009-05-03 - Elijah

Description: Elijah was performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.
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Date: May 3, 2009
Creator: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
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Ensemble: 2009-02-05 - Saul

Description: Oratorio concert performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.
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Date: February 5, 2009
Creator: Baroque Orchestra
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