Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 (Handel, George Frideric)

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March (Act III, No.36)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

 Complete performance
#274368 - 1.79MB - 1:57 -  5.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (14) - - !N/!N/!N - 4024x

MP3 file (audio)
Michrond (2013/3/22)

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Michel Rondeau (Trumpet)

Performers:

Aline Letendre (Organ)

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Michel Rondeau

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March (Part III)

For 2 Trumpets, Trombone and Tuba (Székelyhidi)

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

Performers:

Vilmos Székelyhidi

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Vilmos Székelyhidi

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 Complete Score
#311657 - 29.07MB, 224 pp. -  6.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- V/V/V - 6450x

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Fynnjamin (2014/1/14)

Handel-HWV063fs1769.jpg
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London: William Randall, successor to the late Mr. J. Walsh, n.d.[1769].

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 Complete Score
#18833 - 55.89MB, 256 pp. -  6.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (28- V/V/V - 21544x

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/14)

PMLP44521-HG Band 22.pdf
Editor:

Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)

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Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 22
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1865. Plate H.W. 22.

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 Segment 1
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TN-Judas Maccadbeus cover-Handel.jpg
Language:

Italian

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Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1750-99).

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RISM-A/II-000124447
This item forms part of the
Ricasoli Collection at the University of Louisville Music Library.

Contains the following numbers: 1, 3, 5, 7, 13, 15, 17, 18, 20b, 22, 24, 26, 28.
This score consists of a single bound volume. It has been broken down into 2 segments to reduce file size.

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 Act III, No.64. Chorus: To our Great God
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Pgfeller (2014/2/13)

PMLP44521-Handel; Judas Maccabeus To our..pdf
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Paul-Gustav Feller

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Ritter von Schleyer Verlag

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Added continuo

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Parts

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 Flute 1, 2
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 Oboe 1, 2
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 Bassoon 1/2
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 Horn 1, 2 (F, G)
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 Trumpet 1, 2, 3 (D)
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 Timpani
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 Violins I
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 Organ
#57027 - 6.82MB, 76 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 2776x

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PMLP44521-Handel-HWV063.Flute.pdf
Editor:

Salomon Jadassohn (1831-1902)

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1870).

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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 Sopranos
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 Contraltos
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 Cellos
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PMLP44521-Judas Maccaebus-Handel-RicP93-sopranos 1-2.pdf
Language:

Italian

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Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1750-99).

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These manuscript parts contain the following numbers: 1, 3, 5, 7, 13, 15, 17, 18, 20b, 22, 24, 26, 28.

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Vocal Scores

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 Complete Score
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Fynnjamin (2014/10/20)

PMLP44521-handel judas maccabeus - clarke whitfeld.pdf
Arranger:

John Clarke-Whitfeld (1770-1836), keyboard reduction

Language:

English

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London: J. Surman, n.d.(1839-71)

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 Complete Score
#127569 - 15.47MB, 237 pp. -  5.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 9079x

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Bassani (2011/9/21)

PMLP44521-Judas Maccabaeus - Vocal score.pdf
Language:

German / English

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Braunschweig: Henry Litolff, n.d. Plate 1706

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 Complete Score
#143224 - 7.96MB, 152 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 3342x

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Massenetique (2011/10/31)

PMLP44521-Handel - Judas Maccabeus VS Sibley.1802.13782.pdf
Arranger:

Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901), piano reduction

Language:

German

Publisher Info.:

Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 22
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1865. Plate H.W. 22.

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 Complete Score
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Massenetique (2011/4/25)

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Arranger:

Charles Lamoureux (1834-1899), piano reduction

Language:

French

Translator:

Victor Wilder (1835-1892), French text

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Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1874]. Plate H. 4470.

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Abridged version

 Complete Score
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 Complete Score
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Carolus (2015/10/10)

PMLP44521-Handel--Judas Maccabaeus--vocal score, 20750.pdf
Arranger:

Frank V. Van der Stucken (1858-1929)

Language:

English

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New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 20750.

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 Aria: Arm, arm ye brave! (Part I)
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 Aria: From mighty kings (Part II)
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 Aria: Father of heaven (Part III)
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 Aria: Sound an alarm! (Part III)
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Massenetique (2011/11/4)

PMLP44521-Handel - Judas Maccabaeus - Arm arm ye brave VS.pdf
Editor:

Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)

Publisher Info.:

Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vols. I (high voice), II (low voice)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1106-8, 1148-7.

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For Piano solo (Rimbault)

 Airs and Choruses
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PMLP44521-Händel Judas Maccabaeus HWV063 (2H Rimbault).pdf
Arranger:

Edward Francis Rimbault (1816-1876)

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London: D'Almaine and Co., n.d.(ca.1850). Plate 13,405.

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Duet: Come, ever-smiling liberty (Part I)

For Cello and Piano (Roth)

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 Cello part
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Generoso (2010/6/1)

PMLP44521-Handel -Aria Komm susse Freiheit from Judas Maccabaeus (Roth) Cello Piano score.pdf
Arranger:

Philipp Roth (1853-1898)

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1895). Plate V.A. 1562.

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Aria: How vain is man (Part II)

For Violin and Piano (Heim)
See: Palaestra, Vol.2b (No.28)

Chorus: See, the conqu'ring hero comes! (Part III)

For Female Chorus and Mixed Chorus

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Hermann Kleemeyer (1859-1941)

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Unsere Lieder. I. Teil (pp.13-14)
Klein Ilsede: Niedersächsischer Kirchenchor-Verband, n.d.(ca.1910).

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For Mixed Chorus (Taupin)

 Complete Score
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Coulonnus (2012/2/9)

WIMA.30fb-canticor.pdf
Arranger:

Daniel Taupin (1936-2003)

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Daniel Taupin Estate

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 Complete Score
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TN-Sängerhain, Ed Erk und Greef.jpg
Editor:

Ludwig Erk (1807-1883)
Friedrich Erk (1809-1878)
Wilhelm Greef (1809-1875)

Language:

German

Translator:

Johann Joachim Eichenburg*

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Chorbuch des "Sängerhain". Zweiter Band. Ausgabe B.
Essen: G. D. Baedeker, n.d.[1899].

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*Tochter Zion, freue dich. This sacred contrafacture (parody) is also attributed to Friedrich Heinrich Ranke (1798-1876).
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For 4 Recorders (Gomez)

 Complete score
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WIMA.5063-Handel-Canticorum-Recorders.pdf
Arranger:

Alberto Gomez Gomez

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Alberto Gomez Gomez

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For Piano 4 hands (Moszkowski)

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PMLP44521-Handel-Moszkowski-SeeHero4hnds.pdf
Arranger:

Moritz Moszkowski (1854–1925)

Publisher Info.:

The Etude Magazine, March 1922.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co.

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“As transcribed by Moszkowski this fine old chorus gains additional eloquence and sonority, without violence to the original.”

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For Piano solo (Moszkowski)

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PMLP44521-Handel-Moszkowski-SeeHero.pdf
Arranger:

Moritz Moszkowski (1854–1925)

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The Etude Magazine, June 1919.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co.

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“This splendid old chorus See the Conquering Hero Comes from Handel’s well-known oratorio.[sic] M. Moszkowski has made a sonorous and effective piano piece of this number. Grade 4.”

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March (Act III, No.36)

For 2 Trumpets, Trombone and Tuba (Székelyhidi)

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WIMA.c7c2-HaendelMacchabaeusMarch.pdf
Arranger:

Vilmos Székelyhidi

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Vilmos Székelyhidi

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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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PMLP44521-Han6336all.pdf
Arranger:

Michel Rondeau

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Michel Rondeau

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General Information

Work Title Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
Alternative Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue Number HWV 63
Movements/Sections 3 acts
  • Act I
1. Overture
2. Chorus: Mourn, ye afflicted children
3. Duet: From this dread scene (Israelitish Man, Israelitish Woman)
4. Chorus: For Sion lamentation make
5. Recitative: Not vain is all this storm of grief (Simon)
6. Aria: Pious orgies, pious airs (Simon)
7. Chorus: O Father, whose almighty pow'r
8. Recitative: I feel the Deity within (Simon)
9. Aria and Chorus: Arm, arm, ye brave (Simon)
10. Recitative: 'Tis well, my friends! (Judas Maccabaeus)
11. Aria and Chorus
a. Aria: Call forth thy pow'rs, my soul (Judas Maccabaeus)
b. Chorus: Lead on, lead on!
12. Recitative: To Heav'n's almighty King we kneel (Israelitish woman)
13. Air and Duet
a. Air: O liberty, thou choicest treasure (Israelitish woman)
b. Duet: Come ever-smiling liberty (Israelitish Woman, Israelitish Man)
14. Recitative: My zealous father, now at rest (Judas Maccabaeus)
15. Trio and Chorus: Disdainful of danger (Priest, Judas Maccabaeus, Simon; Israelitish Woman)
16. Recitative: Haste ye, my brethren (Simon)
17. Chorus: Hear us, O Lord
  • Act II
18. Chorus: Fall'n is the foe
19. Duet and Chorus: Sion now her head shall raise (Israelitish Woman, Israelitish Man)
20. Recitative: Oh, let eternal honours (Israelitish Woman)
21. Aria: From mighty kings he took the spoil (Israelitish Woman)
22. Chorus: Hail, Judea, happy land
23. Recitative: Thanks to my brethren! (Judas Maccabaeus)
24. Aria: How vain is man (Judas Maccabaeus)
25. Recitative: Oh Judas, oh my brethren (Israelitish Messenger)
26. Aria and Chorus: Ah! wretched, wretched Israel (Israelitish Woman)
27. Recitative: My arms! (Judas Maccabaeus)
28. Aria and Chorus: Sound an alarm! (Judas Maccabaeus)
29. Recitative: Enough! To Heav'n we leave the rest! (Simon)
30. Chorus: We never will bow down
  • Act III
31. Aria: Father of Heav'n (Priest)
32. Recitative: Oh grant it, Heav'n (Israelitish Woman)
33. Aria: So shall the lute and harp awake (Israelitish Woman)
34. Recitative: From Capharsalama on eagle wings I fly (Israelitish Messenger)
35. Chorus: See, the conqu'ring hero comes!
36. March
37. Chorus: Sing unto God
38. Recitative: Sweet flow the strains (Judas Maccabaeus)
39. Aria: No unhallowed desire (Judas Maccabaeus)
40. Duet: Oh lovely peace (Israelitish Woman, Israelitish Man)
41. Aria and Chorus: Rejoice, oh Judah! (Simon)
Year/Date of Composition 1746 (Act I: 8/9 July - 22 July; remainder completed 11 August)
First Performance 1747-04-01 in London, Covent Garden.
Soli, Chorus and Orchestra, George Frideric Handel (conductor)
Librettist Rev. Thomas Morell (1703-1784)
from the 1st book of "Maccabees" from the Apocrypha and a few details from Josephus' "Antiquitates Judaicae". This work represents Morell's first collaboration with Handel.
Language English
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Roles
Judas Maccabaeus (tenor)
Simon, his Brother (bass)
Israelite Woman (soprano)
Israelite Man (mezzo-soprano)
Eupolemus, the Jewish Ambassador to Rome (alto)
First Messenger (alto)
Second Messenger (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Israelites, Youths, Virgins
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horns (F/G), 3 trumpets (D), timpani, organ, strings
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