L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Final Chorus "Thy Pleasures, Moderation, Give"

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Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826-1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 6
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Sphemusator (2006/6/20)

Editor William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.(ca.1890), Plate 8114.
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Editor Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
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Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume I: For High Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1093-1095.
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Final Chorus "Thy Pleasures, Moderation, Give"

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Work Title L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato, HWV 55
Alternative. Title Pastoral Ode
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 55
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1740-02-04 (end date)
First Performance. 1740-02-27
London: Lincoln's Inn Fields
Librettist John Milton (1608-1674)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal soli and Mixed Chorus with Orchestra


Misc. Comments

The correct spelling in Italian is "Pensieroso". Did Handel himself make this misspelling? Understandably, he was quite familiar with the italian language, so maybe we owe it to Milton.