Alessandro, HWV 21 (Handel, George Frideric)
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Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
English / Italian
Nathan Haskell Dole (1852-1935), English text
Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vol.I: For High Voice (pp.36-44)
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1084-9.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
Manuscript, n.d. (1731-1755)
Movements 2, 3, 4 and 8 are from Ouverture-Suite, FaWV K:D21 by Fasch. 5, 6, and 7 are by an unknown composer.
|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 21|
|Year/Date of Composition||1726-04-11 (end date)|
|First Performance||1726-05-05 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket|
|Librettist||Paolo Antonio Rolli (1687-1765)
|Composer Time Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||voices, chorus and orchestra|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
There are sections marked coro on p.27, 119, and 129 of the Chrysander score, and while the two outer ones are for the soloists together, the one on p.119 is for a chorus of soldiers. (Assuming this is a male chorus)