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Author Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.

Title Esther : oratorio in six scenes (1. Fassung), HWV 50a / Georg Friedrich Händel ; herausgegeben von Howard Serwer.

Imprint Kassel ; New York : Bärenreiter, c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Reference    785.08 HAND ser.1 bd.8    Available
Description 1 score (xxxi, 207 p.) : facsims. ; 33 cm.
Series Hallische Händel-Ausgabe. Serie I, Oratorien und grosse Kantaten ; Bd. 8
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Works. 1955; Ser. 1, Bd. 8.
Note HWV describes this work as a "masque in 6 scenes"; text in English.
The first version written for performance in 1720.
Text by Alexander Pope and John Arbuthnot, after "Esther" by Jean Racine (1689).
"Critical report": p. 182-207.
German translation of libretto, printed as text: p. xxix-xxxi.
Subject Oratorios -- Scores.
Masques with music -- Scores.
Added Author Serwer, Howard. Editor.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Librettist.
Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735. Librettist.
Racine, Jean, 1639-1699. Esther.
Added Title Esther, HWV 50a
Standard No. M006495665
Music No. BA 4047 Bärenreiter

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