Alcina, HWV 34 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Rgagnaux (2017/9/12)

Performer Pages Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Performers Edmond Appia (conductor)
Publisher Info. Lusanne: Radio Suisse Romande, 1963.
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1963. Portrait on the right: Edmond Appia
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Tornami a vagheggiar (Act I, sc.14)

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/18)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 86
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1868. Plate H.W. 86.
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Bassani (2012/7/4)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, No.559, n.d.[1735-37].
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Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): RISM A/I: H 65
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Fynnjamin (2011/6/20)

Copyist Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1735-55).
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Misc. Notes Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden (D-Dl): Mus.2410-F-43 Schrank II coll.
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Misc. Notes Copied from Leipzig's 1868 edition
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Overture

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Misc. Notes Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden (D-Dl): Mus.2410-F-43a Schrank II coll.
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Gavotte (Act I, No.6)

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Tornami a vagheggiar (Act I, sc.14)

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Massenetique (2011/11/4)

Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
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Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs of G.F. Handel, Vol.I: High Voice (pp.57-64)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Co., 1905. Plate ML-1088.
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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 of G.F. Handel, Vol.II: Low Voice (pp.77-79)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Co., 1905. Plate ML-1132.
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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/29)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2010
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Misc. Notes Both arias of Ruggiero (Act II, sc.3; Act III, sc.3)
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For Harpsichord (Gouin)

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5 more: Act I. Il Ballo • Act II. Entrées • Act II. Aria: Verdi prati • Act III. Sinfonia • Act III. Entrée: Tamburino

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Overture

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Tornami a vagheggiar (Act I, sc.14)

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General Information

Work Title Alcina
Alternative. Title
Name Translations आल्चीना; 알치나; Ալչինա; アルチーナ; Αλτσίνα; Альцина; Алчіна
Name Aliases Alcyna
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 175798503; LCCN: no98071637; GND: 300064055; BNF: 13913134n
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 34
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 39
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1735
First Performance. 1735-04-16 in London: Covent Garden Theatre
First Publication. 1735-37 - London: Walsh
Librettist Anonymous adaptation of L’isola di Alcina by Riccardo Broschi (ca.1698–1756)
after Orlando furioso by Lodovico Ariosto (1474-1533)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Alcina (soprano)
Morgana (soprano)
Oberto (boy soprano)
Ruggiero (mezzo-soprano castrato)
Bradamante (alto)
Oronte (tenor)
Melisso (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SSATB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns, strings (with violin, cello soli), continuo
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