Orlando, HWV 31 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/18)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 82
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1881. Plate H.W. 82.
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Massenetique (2011/11/7)

Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
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Translator Nathan Haskell Dole (1852-1935), English text
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vol.II: For Low Voice
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1128-6.
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Overture

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2010
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No 26 in Handel’s Sixty Overtures from all his Operas and Oratorios Set for the Harpsichord or Organ
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Prelude (Act I, Scene 8)

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Work Title Orlando
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Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 31
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1732-11-20 (end date)
First Performance. 1733-1-27 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
Orlando: Francesco Bernardi, called "Senesino" (alto-castrato)
Angelica: Anna Maria Strada del Pò (soprano)
Medoro: Francesca Bertolli (contralto)
Dorinda: Celeste Gismondi (soprano)
Zoroastro: Antonio Montagnana (bass)
Librettist Carlo Sigismondo Capece (1652-1728), 1711
adapted L. Ariosto's Orlando furioso, 1532.
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Orlando, a knight (alto castrato)
Angelica, Queen of Cathay (soprano)
Medoro, an African prince (contralto)
Dorinda, a shepherdess (soprano)
Zoroastro, a magician (bass)
Orchestra
2 recorders, 2 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns, strings, continuo (cello, lute, harpsichord)
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