Athalia, HWV 52 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Prelude (Act I, Scene 4)

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Michrond (2016/10/9)

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Sheet Music

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/13)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 5
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Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), piano reduction
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Giovanni Tribuzio (2016/7/29)

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Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vol.I: For High Voice (pp.51-56)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1086-3.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Overture

For Harpsichord or Organ (Anonymous)

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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/29)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2008
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Prelude (Act I, Scene 4)

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General Information

Work Title Athalia
Alternative. Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 52
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1733-06-07 (end date)
First Performance. 1733-07-10
Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre
Librettist Samuel Humphreys (ca.1698−1738), after Jean Racine (1639−1699), 1691
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Athalia, Baalite Queen of Judah and Daughter of Jezebel (soprano)
Josabeth, Wife of Joad (soprano)
Joas, King of Judah (boy soprano)
Joad, High Priest (alto)
Mathan, Priest of Baal, formerly a Jewish Priest (tenor)
Abner, Captain of the Jewish Forces (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
young virgins, israelites, priests and levites, attendants, sidonian priests
Orchestra
2 recorders (or flutes), 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo (harpsichord)
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