Alexander Balus, HWV 65 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Sinfonia (Act II, Scene 4)

For 3 Trumpets, Timpani and Organ (Rondeau)

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Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 33
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1870. Plate H.W. 33.
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Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), reduction
Language English
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs of G.F. Handel, Vol.I: High voice (pp.156-62)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Co., 1905. Plate ML-1108, 1109.
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Sinfonia (Act II, Scene 4)

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Work Title Alexander Balus
Alternative. Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 65
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1747 (1 June - 4 July)
First Performance. 1748-03-23 in London: Covent Garden
Librettist Thomas Morell (1703-1784), after I Maccabees
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Alexander Balus, King of Syria (alto)
Ptolemee, King of Egypt (bass)
Jonathan, Chief of the Jews (tenor)
Cleopatra, Daughter to Ptolemee (soprano)
Aspasia, her Confident (soprano)
A Sycophant Courtier (tenor)
Messenger (tenor)
Another Messenger (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Israelites, Asiates, Ruffians
Orchestra
2 recorders, 2 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns, 2 trumpets,
timpani, harp, mandolin, strings (3 violins, viola, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ))
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