Esther, HWV 50a (Handel, George Frideric)

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Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 40
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1882. Plate H.W. 40.
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General Information

Work Title Esther
Alternative. Title The Oratorium
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 50a
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1718?
First Performance. 1718? - Little Stanmore, Middlesex: Cannons (house)
Librettist John Arbuthnot (1667−1735) (?) and Alexander Pope (1688−1744) (?)
after Jean Racine (1639−1699)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation solo voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Libretto (Stanford)


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The piece is a Masque.