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Alexanders Feast or The Power of Musick HWV 75

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day

By George Frideric Handel

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Solo voices, choir, orchestra (Soprano Voice Solo, Tenor Voice Solo, Bass Voice Solo, Mixed choir: SSATTB, 2 V, 2 Va, Vc, double bass, 2 Ob, 3bassoon, 2 recorder, 2 Hn, timpani, Continuo(harpisc., Org, bassoon, Vc, double bass)) - Level 4
Ode for St. Cecilia's Day. Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Edited by Konrad Ameln. This edition: complete edition, urtext edition. Linen. Halle Handel Edition (HHA) Series I, Volume 1. Score. HWV 75. Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes. Baerenreiter Verlag #BA04001. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA04001).

Item Number: BA.BA04001

ISBN 9790006442492. 33 x 25.8 cm inches. Language: German, English. Translation: Konrad Ameln. John Dryden.

In 1736 Handel composed"Alexander's Feast"or"The Power of Musick", a two-part cantata based on John Dryden's poem of the same name.

Now in a revised edition
For the new edition of Handel's"Alexander's Feast", the dynamic markings have been thoroughly revised. The three movements which Handel had added are published for the first time in the vocal score. The readability of the edition has been much improved and the writing of the piano part has become more idiomatic.

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- Includes an introduction with critical commentary explaining source discrepancies and editorial decisions

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