Serse, HWV 40 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Aria: Ombra mai fù (Act I)

For Flugelhorn, 2 Trumpets, Trombone and Tuba (Székelyhidi)

 MIDI performance
#216499 - 0.01MB - ? -  5.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5) - - !N/!N/!N - 1315x

MID file (audio/video)
wrshannon (2012/5/7)

Performers:

Vilmos Székelyhidi

Publisher Info.:

Vilmos Székelyhidi

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

 Virtual performance
#222108 - 1.84MB - 2:00 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 1232x

MP3 file (audio)
Michrond (2012/5/21)

 Virtual performance
#222109 - 0.01MB - ? -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 366x

MID file (audio/video)
Michrond (2012/5/21)

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MIDI

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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Complete

 Complete Score (Preview)
#19086 - 10.41MB, 127 pp. -  5.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (25- V/V/V - 16334x

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/18)

 Complete Score
#63006 - 19.02MB, 129 pp. -  3.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 11316x

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piupianissimo (2010/5/1)

TN-Haendel Werke Breitkopf Band 92.jpg
Editor:

Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)

Publisher Info.:

Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 92
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1884. Plate H.W. 92.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Originally scanned at 300dpi grayscale, converted to 600dpi monochrome.

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Overture

 Complete Score
#105116 - 1.20MB, 4 pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 4122x

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Fynnjamin (2011/6/12)

PMLP24130-handel xerxes ov 312927916.pdf
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Manuscript, n.d.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Schrank II collection

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Aria: Ombra mai fù (Act I)

 Orchestral Score
#36828 - 0.40MB, 2 pp. -  3.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (20- V/V/V - 21618x

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operalala (2009/8/11)

PMLP24130-Handel - Ombra mai fu.pdf
Editor:

Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)

Publisher Info.:

Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 92
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1884. Plate H.W. 92.

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Parts

Complete

 Flute 1, 2
#56424 - 0.36MB, 6 (3, 3) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 1687x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Oboe 1, 2
#56425 - 1.12MB, 18 (9, 9) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 1043x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Bassoon
#56426 - 0.76MB, 12 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V*/V*/V* - 664x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Horn 1, 2
#56427 - 0.10MB, 2 (1, 1) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 703x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Trumpet (in D)
#56428 - 0.12MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 805x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Violins I
#56429 - 3.54MB, 45 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V*/V*/V* - 4165x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Violins II
#56430 - 3.14MB, 44 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 1970x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Violas
#56431 - 2.15MB, 33 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V*/V*/V* - 1770x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

 Continuo (Cellos, Basses, Keyboard)
#56432 - 6.65MB, 86 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 3048x

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Perlnerd666 (2010/2/18)

PMLP24130-Handel-HWV040hha.Flute.pdf
Editor:

Rudolf Steglich (1886-1976)

Publisher Info.:

Hallische Handel Ausgabe
Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, n.d.

Reprinted:

Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1987).

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Overture

For the first edition of the Overture, published by Walsh, see Overtures (Handel, George Frideric)

 Complete Parts
#105117 - 10.22MB, 40 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 678x

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Fynnjamin (2011/6/12)

PMLP24130-handel xerxes ov parts 312929374.pdf
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Manuscript, n.d.

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Schrank II collection

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Vocal Scores

Complete

 Complete Score
#134224 - 9.74MB, 107 pp. -  6.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/C/V* - 13442x

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Massenetique (2011/10/9)

PMLP24130-Handel - Serse DeVS rsl.pdf
Arranger:

Victor Ernst Wolff (1889-1960), piano reduction

Editor:

Oskar Hagen (1888-1957)

Language:

German

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: C. F. Peters, 1924. Plate 10422.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Aria: Ombra mai fù (Act I)

 Complete Score (F major)
#146806 - 0.18MB, 3 (#72-74) pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10- V/V/V - 24017x

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Massenetique (2011/11/6)

PMLP24130-Handel - Serse - Ombra mai fu EnItVS Sibley.1802.16201.pdf
Editor:

Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)

Language:

English / Italian

Translator:

Nathan Haskell Dole (1852-1935), English text

Publisher Info.:

Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume I: For High Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1090-3.

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 Complete Score (E major)
#130561 - 0.10MB, 3 pp. -  6.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- !N/!N/!N - 12286x

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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/29)

 Complete score (D major)
#271160 - 0.11MB, 3 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- !N/!N/!N - 5702x

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Pierre Gouin (2013/2/25)

WIMA.ceba-Handel Largo Ombra mai fu voc.pdf
Arranger:

Pierre Gouin, piano reduction

Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2006, 2013.

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Includes recitative, 'Frondi tenere'.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: Ombra mai fù (Act I)

This aria is commonly known as Handel's "Largo", although the original tempo was "Larghetto", it is also known as Warf je ein Blüh'n
For Flugelhorn, 2 Trumpets, Trombone and Tuba (Székelyhidi)

 Complete score
#216490 - 0.07MB, 4 pp. -  5.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- !N/!N/!N - 2544x

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

 Flugelhorn
#216491 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 404x

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

 Trumpet (C) 1
#216492 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 295x

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

 Trumpet (B) 1
#216493 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 372x

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

 Trumpet (C) 2
#216494 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 223x

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 Trumpet (B) 2
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 Trombone
#216496 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 261x

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 Tuba
#216497 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 251x

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

 Engraving files (Finale)
#214386 - 0.06MB, ? pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 540x

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wrshannon (2012/5/7)

WIMA.444f-LargoXerxesPart.pdf
Arranger:

Vilmos Székelyhidi

Publisher Info.:

Vilmos Székelyhidi

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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For Double Reed Quartet (Notenschreiber)

 Parts
#173705 - 0.04MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 1145x

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Notenschreiber (2012/1/27)

 Oboe d´amore replacing Oboe
#173706 - 0.02MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 306x

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Notenschreiber (2012/1/27)

PMLP24130-Handel Aria Largo DR parts.pdf
Arranger:

Notenschreiber

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Notenschreiber

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Double Reed Quartet means Oboe, Cor anglais, Bassoboe, Bassoon

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For 4 Violins (Dello)
See: Die 4 Violinisten by Manuel Dello


For Violin, Harmonium and Piano (Reinhard)

 Complete Score, also Piano Part
#80565 - 1.34MB, 6 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 5489x

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RTM (2010/10/3)

 Violin Part
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RTM (2010/10/3)

 Harmonium Part
#80567 - 1.04MB, 5 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1223x

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RTM (2010/10/3)

TN-Handel, G.F., Serse, HWV 40, Largo, Arr.Vl,Harm,Pno.CS.jpg
Arranger:

August Reinhard (1831-1912)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Carl Simon, n.d. Plates C.S. 1489-1491, 1718, 1726.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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Scanned at 600dpi grayscale, converted to monochrome. No filter, not cleaned.

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For Violin, Piano, and Harmonium ad lib (Wilhelmj)

 Complete Score, Violin Part, Violin Part simplified
#82343 - 1.98MB, 11 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 2461x

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Afp0815 (2010/10/20)

PMLP24130-Haendel Wilhelmj Largo.pdf
Arranger:

August Wilhelmj (1845-1908)

Publisher Info.:

Hameln: H. Oppenheimer, 1905. Plate H.O. 692.

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Scanned at 600dpi.

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For Flute, Violin and Piano (Saenger)

 Piano score
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JP3 (2012/11/27)

 Flute part
#260280 - 0.08MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 932x

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JP3 (2012/11/27)

 Violin part
#260281 - 0.08MB, 1 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 893x

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JP3 (2012/11/27)

TN-Largo-Handel.jpg
Arranger:

Gustav Saenger (1865-1935)

Publisher Info.:

New York: Carl Fischer, 1899. Plate 17606-6.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Piano score copyright 1899. Flute and violin parts copyright 1914.

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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

 Complete score
#222103 - 0.22MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 1846x

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 Trumpet (C)
#222104 - 0.09MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 658x

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Michrond (2012/5/21)

 Trumpet (B)
#222105 - 0.09MB, 1 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 988x

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Michrond (2012/5/21)

 Organ
#222106 - 0.23MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 924x

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Michrond (2012/5/21)

 Engraving files (Finale & XML)
#222107 - 0.68MB, ? pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 362x

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Michrond (2012/5/21)

WIMA.827e-OmbraSco.pdf
Arranger:

Michel Rondeau

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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For Violin and Piano (Hermann)

 Complete Score and Part
#42366 - 0.27MB, 4 pp. -  3.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 7535x

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Generoso (2009/10/18)

PMLP24130-Handel - Largo Violin Piano.pdf
Arranger:

Friedrich Hermann (1828-1907)

Publisher Info.:

Sonatinen Album (no7)
Leipzig: C. F. Peters, Ed.2643. n.d.(ca.1891). Plate 7931.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

The same plate was used for Klassische Stucke (Book 1 No. 3) 1872

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For Cello and Piano (Borch)

 Complete Score
#27729 - 0.41MB, 3 pp. -  8.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 4210x

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Generoso (2009/2/1)

 Cello Part
#27730 - 0.11MB, 1 pp. -  4.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3068x

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Generoso (2009/2/1)

PMLP61127-Handel - Largo from Xerxes -CelloPiano score.pdf
Arranger:

Gaston Borch (1871–1926)

Publisher Info.:

New York: Carl Fischer, (ca.1910)

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Cello and Piano (Roth)

 Complete Score
#65837 - 0.51MB, 3 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 2951x

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Generoso (2010/6/1)

 Cello Part
#65838 - 0.17MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 2434x

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Generoso (2010/6/1)

PMLP24130-Handel - Aria Warf je ein Bluhn from Xerxes (Roth) Cello Piano score.pdf
Arranger:

Philipp Roth (1853-1898)

Publisher Info.:

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

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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For Voice and Guitar (Váša)

 Voice (F#m/D or G#m/E), Guitar (F#m/D)
#142487 - 0.07MB, 7 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 1504x

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Vlavasa (2011/10/29)

 Complete score (F#m/D)
#142488 - 0.06MB, 5 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 1022x

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Vlavasa (2011/10/29)

 Voice (G#m/E), Guitar (F#m/D)
#142489 - 0.06MB, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 872x

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Vlavasa (2011/10/29)

PMLP24130-Xerxes.pdf
Arranger:

Vladimír Váša

Publisher Info.:

Vladimír Váša

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Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

For voice in G#m/E use capo on II. for Guitar

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For Organ (Düring)

 Complete Score
#09832 - 0.37MB, 5 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 5850x

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Arturo (2007/7/13)

GFHLargo.pdf
Arranger:

Charles A.A. Düring

Publisher Info.:

New York: Martens Brothers, 1877. Plate 139.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Organ (Lemare)

 Complete Score
#335572 - 0.64MB, 10 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 710x

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Afp0815 (2014/7/22)

 Color Cover
#335573 - 1.28MB, 1 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 60x

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Afp0815 (2014/7/22)

SIBLEY1802.26066.a049-39087013799814Largo.pdf
Arranger:

Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21224.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Harpsichord or Organ (Gouin)

 Complete Score (with Recitativo)
#130562 - 0.08MB, 2 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- !N/!N/!N - 3448x

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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/29)

WIMA.e90f-Handel Largo Ombra mai fu.pdf
Arranger:

Pierre Gouin - Contact

Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2006

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. (Organ or Harpsichord or Piano)

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For Piano solo (Mason)

 Complete Score
#234854 - 0.38MB, 6 pp. -  6.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 5144x

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Massenetique (2012/6/16)

SIBLEY1802.21595.e189-39087012432128celebrated.pdf
Arranger:

William Mason (1829-1908)

Publisher Info.:

New York: Edward Schuberth & Co., 1877. Plate E. S. & Co. 185.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano solo (Parsons)

 Complete Score
#01062 - 0.51MB, 6 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 6387x

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Sphemusator (2006/6/20)

Handel - Largo.pdf
Arranger:

Albert Ross Parsons (1847–1933)

Publisher Info.:

Celebrated Largo by G.F. Handel. Arranged for the piano by A.R. Parsons
New York: G. Schirmer, 1877. Plate 1927

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General Information

Work Title Serse
Alternative Title Xerxes
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue Number HWV 40
Movements/Sections 3 acts
Year/Date of Composition 1737–38 (26 December 1737 to 14 February 1738)
First Performance 1738-04-15 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
  • Serse: Gaetano Majorano, called "Caffarelli" (soprano-castrato)
  • Arsamene: Maria Antonia Marchesini, called "La Lucchesina" (alto)
  • Amastre: Antonia Maria Merighi (contralto)
  • Romilda: Elisabeth Duparc, called "La Francesina" (soprano)
  • Atalanta: Margherita Chimenti, called "La Droghierina" (soprano)
  • Ariodate: Antonio Montagnana (bass)
  • Elviro: Antonio Lottini (bass)
Librettist Silvio Stampiglia (1664–1725)
Niccolò Minato (ca.1627–1698)
Language Italian
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article (opera)
Wikipedia article (Ombra mai fù)
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