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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title La Resurrezione : oratorio in due parti, HWV 47 / Georg Friedrich Händel ; herausgegeben von Terence Best.

Imprint Kassel ; New York : Bärenreiter, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Reference    785.08 HAND ser.1 bd.3    Available
Description 1 score (xlv, 161 p.) : facsims. ; 33 cm.
Series Hallische Händel-Ausgabe. Serie I, Oratorien und grosse Kantaten ; Bd. 3
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Works. 1955; Ser. 1, Bd. 3.
Note For solo voices (SSATB), chorus (SATB), and orchestra.
Libretto by Carlo Sigismondo Capece, based on St. John's Gospel, and the tradition of Christ's descent into Limbo, or "The Harrowing of Hell."
Includes facsimile of the original libretto (Rome, 1708).
Pref. in German and English (p. vii-xix) and critical report in English (p. [131]-161).
Consists of 29 numbers in two parts. This was Handel's second Italian oratorio. It premiered on Easter Sunday in 1708, at the Palazzo Bonelli in Rome. This edition is based on autograph sources, as well as copyist's manuscripts.
Language Italian words; also printed separately as text with German and English translations (p. xxxii-xlv).
Subject Oratorios -- Scores.
Oratorios -- Librettos.
Added Author Best, Terence. Editor.
Capece, Carlo Sigismondo, 1652-1728. Librettist.
Standard No. 9790006550098
Music No. BA 4096 Baerenreiter

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