Tolomeo, re d'Egitto, HWV 25 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Prelude (Act III, Sc.4)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Sheet Music

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Tito Manlio (2014/8/10)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1730-99).
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Misc. Notes Bibl. del Cons. di Musica S. Pietro a Majella, Naples (I-Nc): Rari 7.2.20.
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Ivdruiz (2008/7/17)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 76
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1878. Plate H.W. 76.
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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, n.d.(ca.1737). Plate 619.
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Misc. Notes Contains only the overture, songs, etc, and final chorus, the recitatives being omitted, as are some of the instrumental parts. Royal College of Music Library, London (GB-Lcm): D459
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Overture

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Copyist Johann Gottlieb Morgenstern (1687-1763)
Johann Gottfried Grundig (ca.1706-1773)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1730-35).
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Misc. Notes Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden (D-Dl): Mus.2410-F-32
Schrank II coll. Includes an anonymous aria after the overture.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Prelude (Act III, Sc.4)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2016/9/5)

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Aria: "Non lo dirò col labbro"

For Voice and Piano (Somervell)
See: Silent Worship by Arthur Somervell

Librettos

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Brotherhaydn (2022/3/3)

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Editor Colin Wake (b. 1950)
Language English / Italian
Publisher. Info. Colin Wake, 2022.
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Misc. Notes The 1728 Audience Wordbook transcribed for convenient modern use.

The separate language pages are more precise transcripts for study purposes.

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General Information

Work Title Tolomeo, re d'Egitto
Alternative. Title Ptolemy ; King of Egypt
Name Translations Tolomeo
Name Aliases Tolomeo, Re di Egitto
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 176668124; LCCN: n89604410; GND: 300188366; BNF: 13913659c
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 500
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1728-4-19
First Performance. 1728-4-30 in London, King's Theatre in the Haymarket
Francesco Bernardi, called "Senesino" (Tolomeo)
Francesca Cuzzoni (Seleuce)
Faustina Bordoni (Elisa)
Antonio Baldi (Alessandro)
Giuseppe Maria Boschi (Araspe)
Librettist Nicola Francesco Haym , after Carlo Sigismondo Capece , 1711
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Tolomeo (alto-castrato)
Seleuce (soprano)
Elisa (soprano)
Alessandro (alto-castrato)
Araspei (bass)
Orchestra
2 recorders, flute, 2 oboes, bassoon
2 horns, strings, continuo (cello, lute, harpsichord)
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