Imeneo, HWV 41 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 93
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1885. Plate H.W. 93.
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Work Title Imeneo
Alternative. Title Hymen
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 41
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1738-9-20
First Performance. 1740-11-22 in London: Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre
  • Imeneo: William Savage (bass)
  • Tirinto: Giovanni Battista Andreoni (alto-castrato)
  • Rosmene: Elisabeth Duparc, called "La Francesina" (soprano)
  • Clomiri: Miss Edwards (soprano)
  • Argenio: Henry Theodore Reinhold (bass)
Librettist ?; After Silvio Stampiglia, 1723, 2-part 'componimento dramatico'
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 sopranos, alto, 2 basses, orchestra
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