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

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Happy happy happy pair

For Mixed chorus and Organ (Schmid)

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wrshannon (2012/5/29)

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André Van Ryckeghem

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André Van Ryckeghem

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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"
These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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Complete

 Complete Score
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Irishmaestro (2013/9/17)

PMLP44401-Handel - Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Musick.pdf
Editor:

First edition

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London: John Walsh, n.d.[1736?]

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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The publication also contains the cantata Cecilia, volgi uno sguardo, HWV 89

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 Segment 1
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PMLP44401-Alexander's feast-Handel-Segment1.pdf
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Italian

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Manuscript score, n.d. (ca.1768).

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This manuscript is a single volume.
It has been divided into 5 segments in order to reduce file size.
RISM-A/II-000124444
This item forms part of the
Ricasoli Collection at the University of Louisville Music Library.

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 Complete Score
#18765 - 37.67MB, 190 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 4303x

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/13)

PMLP44401-HG Band 12.pdf
Editor:

Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)

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Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 12.
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1861. Plate H.W. 12.

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Ouverture

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Fynnjamin (2011/6/26)

PMLP44401-handel alexanders feast ov score 309764068.pdf
Copyist:

Johann Georg Pisendel (1687–1755)

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Manuscript, n.d. 1744-55

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Schrank II collection
RISM 212001041

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Parts

Ouverture

For the first edition of the Overture, published by Walsh, see Overtures (Handel, George Frideric)

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Manuscript, n.d.

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Schrank II collection ; RISM 212001042

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 Complete Score
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Fynnjamin (2014/10/20)

PMLP44401-handel alexanders feast - clarke whitfeld.pdf
Arranger:

John Clarke-Whitfeld, keyboard reduction

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London: Clementi, Collard & Collard, n.d.(1822-30)

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 Complete Score
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operalala (2009/9/20)

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Afp0815 (2014/7/9)

PMLP44401-Handel--Alexander s Feast--vocal score, 6203.pdf
Arranger:

Vincent Novello (1781–1861), piano reduction

Language:

English

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London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 6203.

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Sibley score appears to be a re-engraving

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 Complete score
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Bassani (2011/9/21)

PMLP44401-Alexander Fest - Vocal score.pdf
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German / English

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Braunschweig: Henry Litolff, n.d. Plate 1707

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Aria: Revenge, Timotheus cries

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PMLP44401-Handel - Alexander's Feast - Revenge Timotheus cries VS.pdf
Editor:

Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)

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Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II: For Low Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1133-8.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Voices, Mixed Chorus and Orchestra (Mozart)

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Arranger:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Language:

German

Translator:

Karl Wilhelm Ramler

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d., Plate 1049.

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Overture

For Harpsichord or Organ (Anonymous)

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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/29)

WIMA.4886-Handel 38 Alexanders Feast Overture.pdf
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Pierre Gouin - Contact

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Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2011

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. No 38 in Handel’s Sixty Overtures from all his Operas and Oratorios Set for the Harpsichord or Organ

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Aria: Softly sweet in Lydian measure (Act I)

For Cello and Piano (Roth)

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Generoso (2010/6/1)

PMLP44401-Handel - Aria Suss und sanft in Lydschem Liede from Alexanderfest (Roth) Cello Piano score.pdf
Arranger:

Philipp Roth (1853–1898)

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1895). Plate V.A. 1562.

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Happy happy happy pair

For Mixed chorus and Organ (Schmid)

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WIMA.a239-lobetgottc.pdf
Arranger:

Walter Schmid

Editor:

André Van Ryckeghem

Publisher Info.:

André Van Ryckeghem

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

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"
These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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General Information

Work Title Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Musick
Alternative Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue Number HWV 75
Movements/Sections 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 Composition 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)
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra
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