Samson, HWV 57 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Aria: Let the Bright Seraphim (Act III, Sc. 3, No.86)

For Voice, Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2014/6/27)

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Irishmaestro (2013/5/8)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, n.d.[1743]?
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Ivdruiz (2008/7/13)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 10
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1861. Plate H.W. 10.
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Irishmaestro (2013/5/5)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, n.d.[1743].
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Misc. Notes Original exemplar once owned by Vincent Novello
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Michael Swope (2012/4/3)

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Michael Swope (2012/4/4)

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Misc. Notes Typically played on Natural Trumpet or Piccolo Trumpet
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Fynnjamin (2014/10/20)

Arranger John Clarke-Whitfeld (1770-1836), keyboard reduction
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: S. J. Button & J. Whitaker, n.d.(1808-14).
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Vangi (2013/10/11)

Arranger François-Auguste Gevaert (1828-1908), piano reduction
Language French
Translator Gustave Lagye (1843-1908), French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Henry Lemoine & Cie., 1910. Plate 20587 HL.
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Massenetique (2011/11/6)

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Massenetique (2011/11/6)

Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume I: For High Voice. (pp.117-24)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1100, 1101.
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Massenetique (2011/11/7)

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Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II: For Low Voice. (pp.116-31)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1140-1142.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Rimbault)

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Timtin (2012/9/5)

Arranger Edward Francis Rimbault (1816-1876)
Publisher. Info. London: D'Almaine and Co., n.d.(ca.1850). Plate 13,427.
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Overture or Sinfonia (Act I, No.1)

For Harpsichord or Organ (Anonymous)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2011
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. No. 44 in Handel’s Sixty Overtures from all his Operas and Oratorios Set for the Harpsichord or Organ
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For Organ (Best)

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Keanur (2017/5/31)

Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.252-259)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 2229.
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Icactus (2012/4/23)

Arranger H. E. (Howard Elmore) Parkhurst (1848-1916)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1913. Plate 15924
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For Guitar (Tárrega)

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Stefan Apke (2017/5/13)

Arranger Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)
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Publisher. Info. Vlotho: Stefan Apke, 2017.
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Chorus: Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound (Act I, Sc. 1, No.3)

For Piano solo (Alkan)

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Mattheson78 (2012/6/12)

Arranger Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888)
Editor Elie Miriam Delaborde (1839–1913)
Isidor Philipp (1863–1958)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d. Plate 15477.R.
Reprinted Paris: Costallat & Cie., n.d.(ca.1910) - edited
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Aria: Why does the God of Israel sleep? (Act I, Sc. 3, No.23)

For Violin viola and cello (Moser)
See: Posthumous Trios (Handel, George Frideric)

Chorus: Then round about the starry Throne (Act I, Sc. 3, No.30)

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Keanur (2017/5/29)

Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.40-41)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 2229.
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Chorus: Fix'd in his everlasting seat (Act II, Sc. 4, No.60)

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Notenquetser (2015/3/27)

Arranger Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
Publisher. Info. Sechs Große Chöre von Händel
Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d. Plate 3418.
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Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.77-80)
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Symphony: Dead March (Act III, Sc. 3, No.81)

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Keanur (2017/6/1)

Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.2 (pp.268-269)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 2229.
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Aria: Let the Bright Seraphim (Act III, Sc. 3, No.86)

For Voice, Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Chorus: Let their celestial concerts (Act III, Sc. 3, No.87)

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Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.53-55)
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General Information

Work Title Samson
Alternative. Title Samson an oratorio
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 57
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1741
First Performance. 1743-02-18 in London: Covent Garden
First Publication. 1743 ?
Librettist Newburgh Hamilton (1691-1761)
after John Milton's dramatic poem, Samson Agonistes
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article - Samson Complete libretto.
Samson - scores at Sheet Music Plus