Semele, HWV 58 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Performances

Naxos

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Air: Endless pleasure (Act I, Sc.4)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2016/10/14)

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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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Aria: Where'er You Walk (Act II, Sc.3)

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Copyist Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 7
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1860. Plate H.W. 7.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A2843.
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Parts

Overture

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Act I

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Aria: Where'er You Walk (Act II, Sc.3)

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6 more: Bassoon 1, 2 • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos/Basses • Harpsichord

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Copyist Arthur Luck (1892-1976)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1920-50).
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A2843.
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Misc. Notes Oboe, bassoon and harpsichord parts are conjectural.
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Copyist Arthur Luck (1892-1976)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1920-50).
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A9111.
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Misc. Notes Oboe, bassoon and harpsichord parts are conjectural.
Transposed key (D major).
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Vocal Scores

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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 of G.F. Handel, Vol.I (pp.125-30)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Co., 1905. Plate ML-1102-03.
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Massenetique (2011/11/7)

Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs of G.F. Handel, Vol.II (pp.132-39)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Co., 1905. Plate ML-1143-44.
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Editor Edgardo Lèvi (1866-1915)
Publisher. Info. Standard Songs, No.42
London: International Music Company, 1909. Plate A.H & C. Ltd. 5065b.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Air: Endless pleasure (Act I, Sc.4)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Aria: Where'er You Walk (Act II, Sc.3)

For 3 Recorders and Continuo (Oppenheimer)

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For 2 Voices and Piano (Keighley)

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Arranger Thomas Keighley (1869-1935)
Publisher. Info. York Series, Anthems & Glees, No.1134
York: Banks & Son, 1934. Plate Y.S. 1134.
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Aria: Myself I shall adore (Act III, Sc. 3)

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


Sinfonia (Act III, Sc. 9)

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
Name Translations Sémele; Սեմելե; Semele (Händel); S Oratorium «Semele» vom Georg Friedrich Händel; セメレ; Semele (oratorio)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 178822766; LCCN: nr96021928; GND: 300358210; BNF: 13913077n
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 58
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 440
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
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