Hercules : an oratorio for soli, chorus, and orchestra, with German and English text

by Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Language: English
Format: Music Score 2002
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks M1500 .H13 H47 2002x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
Call Number  M1500 .H13 H47 2002x
The Oratorio of Hercules was composed in about four weeks, in the months of July and August, 1744. The date of the commencement of the work probably fell within the latter half of July. The first performance, directed by Handel himself, was given January 3rd, 1745.

Additional Information
Series Kalmus classic edition.
Subjects Heracles -- (Greek mythological character) -- Drama.
Hercules -- (Roman mythological character) -- Drama.
Secular oratorios -- Scores.
Secular oratorios -- Vocal scores with piano.
Publisher [United States] : Miami, Fla. :Kalmus ;2002
Warner Bros. Publications,
Other Titles Metamorphoses.
Contributors Broughton, Thomas, 1704-1774, librettist.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses.
Sophocles. Trachiniae.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Hercules.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Hercules.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Hercules.
Language English
English and German words, also printed separately as text on p. [3]-12 (1st group).
Notes "Founded on the story of Hercules and Dejanira, as it is related by Ovid in the ninth book of his Metamorphoses, and the same subject as it is treated by Sophocles in the tragedy call'd the Trachinians. The first edition of the textbook bears this title: Hercules, a musical drama"--Pref.
Includes piano reduction of the orchestral acc.
Libretto by Thomas Broughton.
Pref. in English.
Description 1 study score (12, 262 pages) ; 27 cm.
ISBN 0757981895
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