Alexander's Feast or, The Power of Musick (An Ode in Honour of St. Cecilia). Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) and Georg Friedrich H. Edited by Donald Burrows. For Choral (SATB Score). Music Sales America. Baroque, Oratorio. Vocal Score. 172 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV070446. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14001608).
ISBN 0853603480. Baroque, Oratorio. 6.75x9.75 inches.
Alexander's Feast was composed by Handel in 1736. The words, in celebration of St Cecilia, patron saint of music, were written by Dryden and first set to music by Jeremiah Clarke. This ode was written for STB (or SATB) soli, SATB chorus and orchestra. This version, edited by Donald Burrows, contains all vocal parts and a piano accompaniment.