Semele, HWV 58 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Air: Endless pleasure (Gavotte) Act I, Scene 4, no. 26

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Sheet Music

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/13)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 7
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1860. Plate H.W. 7.
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Parts

Overture

See: Overtures for the Walsh collection

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Carolus (2010/10/11)

Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), piano reduction
Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.(1877).
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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, Vol.I: For High Voice (pp.125-30)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1102-1103.
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Massenetique (2011/11/7)

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Massenetique (2011/11/7)

Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vol.II: For Low Voice (pp.132-39)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1143-1144.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Air: Endless pleasure (Gavotte) Act I, Scene 4, no. 26

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2016/10/14)

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Aria: Where'er You Walk, Act II, Sc. 3, No. 45

For 3 Recorders and Continuo (Oppenheimer)

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JamesOppenheimer (2015/6/30)

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Aria: Myself I shall adore, Act III, Sc. 3, No. 61

For Violin, Viola and Cello (Moser)
See: Posthumous Trios


Sinfonia (Apollo's descent), Act III, Sc. 9, No. 83

For Organ (Best)

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Keanur (2017/5/30)

Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.176)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 2229.
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General Information

Work Title Semele
Alternative. Title Semele an oratorio
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 58
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1743 (3 June–4 July)
First Performance. 1744-02-10 in London: Covent Garden
Librettist William Congreve (1670-1729)
Based on a libretto for an English opera ca.1706 after Ovid's Metamorphoses, with added texts from Alexander Pope (1688-1744) and other works of Congreve.
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article - Complete libretto