Hercules, HWV 60 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Air: Banish love from thy breast (Act II, Scene 4. No. 39)

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Overture

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

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Air: My father! Ah! Methinks I See (Act I, Sc. 5, No. 23)

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Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs of G.F. Handel, Vol.I: High Voice (pp.131-36)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

March (Act I, Scene 5. No. 21)

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Air: Banish love from thy breast (Act II, Scene 4. No. 39)

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General Information

Work Title Hercules
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Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 60
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 11744 (July 19 to August 17)
First Performance. 1745-01-05 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
Librettist Thomas Broughton (1704-1774), from Sophocles and Ovid
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Hercules (bass)
Dejanira, wife of Hercules (mezzo-soprano)
Iole, daughter of the King of Oechalia (soprano)
Hyllus, son of Hercules (tenor)
Lichas, a herald (contralto)
Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article - Libretto of "Hercules"