Acis and Galatea, HWV 49 (Handel, George Frideric)

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PMLP44359-haendel acis and galatea.pdf
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PMLP44359-HG Band 3.pdf
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Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 3.
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Recitative and Aria: "Ye verdant plains; Hush, hush, ye pretty warbling quire" (No.3)

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Recitative and Aria: "Ye verdant plains; Hush, hush, ye pretty warbling quire" (No.3)

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Vincent Novello (1781-1861), piano reduction

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PMLP44359-Handel--Acis and Galatea--vocal score, K 6208.pdf
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Germany: Unidentified publisher, n.d.(ca.1880).

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PMLP44359-Handel - Acis and Galatea - Love in her eyes VS Sibley.1802.16201.pdf
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Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vol.I: For High Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1080-1081.

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PMLP44359-Handel - Acis and Galatea - O ruddier than the cherry VS.pdf
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Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II: For Low Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1118-7.

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PMLP44359-Damon variations.pdf
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

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Gottfried van Swieten (1733-1803), German text

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PMLP44359-Händel Acis und Galatea HWV049 (2H Rimbault).pdf
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Edward Francis Rimbault (1816-1876)

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London: D'Almaine and Co., n.d.(ca.1850). Plate 13,455.

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General Information

Work Title Acis und Galatea
Alternative Title
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue Number HWV 49
Movements/Sections 2 acts
  • Act I
1. Overture
2. Chorus: Oh the pleasure of the plains (Shepherds, Nymphs)
3. Recitative and Aria (Galatea)
a. Recitative: Ye verdant plains
b. Aria: Hush, hush, ye pretty warbling quire
4. Aria: Where shall I seek the charming fair (Acis)
5. Recitative and Aria (Damon)
a. Recitative: Stay, shepherd, stay
b. Aria: Shepherd, what art thou pursuing
6. Recitative and Aria (Acis)
a. Recitative: Lo! here my love
b. Aria: Love in her eyes sits playing
7. Recitative and Aria (Galatea)
a. Recitative: Oh! didst thou know the pains
b. Aria: As when the dove
8. Duet: Happy we (Acis, Galatea)
9. Chorus: Happy we (Shepherds, Nymphs)
  • Act II
10. Chorus: Wretched lovers (Shepherds, Nymphs)
11. Recitative: I rage, I melt (Polyphemus)
12. Aria: O ruddier than the cherry (Polyphemus)
13. Recitative: Whither, fairest, art thou running (Polyphemus)
14. Aria: Cease to beauty to be suing (Polyphemus)
15. Aria: Would you gain the tender creature (Damon)
16. Recitative and Aria (Acis)
a. Recitative: His hideous love provokes my rage
b. Aria: Love sounds th'alarm
17. Aria: Consider, fond shepherd (Damon)
18. Recitative: Cease, oh cease, thou gentle youth (Galatea)
19. Trio: The flocks shall leave the mountains (Galatea, Acis, Polyphemus)
20. Recitative: Help, Galatea (Acis)
21. Chorus: Mourn, all ye muses (Shepherds, Nymphs)
22. Solo with Chorus: Must I my Acis still bemoan (Galatea, Shepherds, Nymphs)
23. Recitative and Aria (Galatea)
a. Recitative: Tis done, thus I exert my pow'r divine
b. Aria: Heart, the seat of soft delight
24. Chorus: Galatea, dry thy tears (Shepherds, Nymphs)
Year/Date of Composition 1718, revised 1732
Librettist John Gay (1685-1732)
with possible additions by John Hughes (1677-1720) and/or Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
after Ovid's Metamorphoses, xiii.
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal soli
  • Galatea (soprano)
  • Acis (tenor)
  • Damon (tenor or soprano)
  • Polyphemus (bass)

Chorus

Shepherds and Nymphs

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