Joseph and His Brethren, HWV 59 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Prelude (Act I, Scene 2)

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Ivdruiz (2008/7/16)

Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 42
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1883. Plate H.W. 42.
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Overture

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Overture

For the first edition of the Overture, published by Walsh, see Overtures (Handel, George Frideric)

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Bassani (2011/9/22)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: T. Trautwein, 1837. Plate 573
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: Come divine inspirer

For Violin, Viola and Cello (Moser)
See: Posthumous Trios (Handel, George Frideric)


Prelude (Act I, Scene 2)

For Bassoon, Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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General Information

Work Title Joseph and his Brethren
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Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 59
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1743 (26 August - 12 September)
Librettist James Miller (1704-1744), from Genesis and after Apostolo Zeno, 1722
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Pharaoh, King of Egypt (bass)
Joseph, an Hebrew (alto)
Reuben, Brother to Joseph (bass)
Simeon, Brother to Joseph (tenor)
Judah, Brother to Joseph (tenor)
Benjamin, Brother to Joseph (soprano)
Potiphera, High Priest of On (alto)
Asenath, Daughter to the High Priest (soprano)
Phanor, Chief Butler to Pharaoh, afterwards Joseph's Steward (contralto)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
chorus of egyptians, chorus of the brethren, chorus of hebrews
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