Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Aria and Chorus: Happy happy happy pair (Act I, No.3)

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Misc. Notes This is an arrangement of "Happy happy happy pair", where Schmid altered the words to make it a sacred chorus, re-naming it "Lobet Gott mit Jubelschall"
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Aria: Revenge, Timotheus cries (Act II, No.24)

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Irishmaestro (2013/9/17)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, n.d.[1736?]
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Misc. Notes The publication also contains the cantata Cecilia, volgi uno sguardo, HWV 89
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1768).
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Misc. Notes RISM-A/II-000124444 This manuscript is a single volume.
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Ivdruiz (2008/7/13)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 12
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Overture

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1744-55).
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Overture

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Fynnjamin (2014/10/20)

Arranger John Clarke-Whitfeld, keyboard reduction
Publisher. Info. London: Clementi, Collard & Collard, n.d.(1822-30)
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Arranger Vincent Novello (1781–1861), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 6203.
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Bassani (2011/9/21)

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Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff, n.d. Plate 1707
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Aria: Revenge, Timotheus cries

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Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II: For Low Voice.
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Arranger Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
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Translator Karl Wilhelm Ramler
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Schalltrichter (2015/9/24)

Arranger Richard Fricke (1877-1957), also German text
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Vieweg, n.d.[1930]. Plate V.1858.
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Overture

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2011
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Aria and Chorus: Happy happy happy pair (Act I, No.3)

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Arranger Walter Schmid (1875-1951)
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Aria: Softly sweet in Lydian measure (Act I, No.17)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1895). Plate V.A. 1562.
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Aria: Revenge, Timotheus cries (Act II, No.24)

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General Information

Work Title Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Musick
Alternative. Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 75
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 Acts
  • Act I
1. Overture
2. Recitative: 'Twas at the royal feast
3. Aria and Chorus: Happy, happy, happy pair
4. Recitative: Timotheus plac'd on high
5. Recitative: The song began from Jove
6. Chorus: The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound
7. Aria: With ravish'd ears
8. Recitative: The praise of Bacchus
9. Aria: Bacchus ever fair and young
10. Chorus: Bacchus' blessings are a treasure
11. Recitative: Sooth'd with the sound
12. Recitative: He chose a mournful muse
13. Aria: He sung Darius, great and good
14. Recitative: With downcast looks
15. Chorus: Behold Darius, great and good
16. Recitative: The mighty Master smiled to see
17. Aria: Softly sweet in Lydian measure
18. Aria: War, he sung, is toil and trouble
19. Aria: The prince unable
20. Chorus: The many rend the skies
  • Act II
21. Recitative: Now strive the golden lyre again
22. Chorus: Break his bands of sleep asunder
23. Recitative: Hark, hark! the horrid sound
24. Aria: Revenge, Timotheus cries
25. Aria: Behold the ghastly band
26. Recitative: Give the vengeance due
27. Air and Chorus: The princes applaud with a furious joy
28. Air and Chorus: Thais led the way
29. Recitative: Thus long ago
30. Chorus: At last divine Cecilia came
31. Recitative and Chorus: Let old Timotheus yield the prize
32. Chorus: Your voices tune
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1736-01-17 (end date)
First Performance. 1736-02-19 in London: Covent Garden
First Publication. 1736 ca.
Librettist John Dryden (1631-1700), 1697, arranged by Hamilton, with additional texts by Hamilton.
Language English (+ German translation by Ramler)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra