Theodora, HWV 68 (Handel, George Frideric)

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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.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1114.
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Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II: For Low Voice.
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Prelude (Act II, Scene 2)

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General Information

Work Title Theodora
Alternative. Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 68
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1749 (28 June to 31 July)
First Performance. 1750-03-16 in London: Covent Garden
Librettist Thomas Morell (1703-1784)
after The Martyrdom of Theodora and Didymus (1687) by Robert Boyle (1627-1691)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Theodora, a Christian of noble birth (soprano)
Didymus, a Roman Officer, converted by and in love with Theodora (alto castrato)
Septimius, another Roman soldier and friend to Didymus (tenor)
Valens, President of Antioch (bass)
Irene, a Christian and friend of Theodora (mezzo-soprano)
Messenger (tenor)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
christians, heathens
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, drums, strings, continuo (harpsichord, organ, cello)
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