Rinaldo, HWV 7a (Handel, George Frideric)
- For the later (1731) version of the opera, see Rinaldo, HWV 7b (Handel, George Frideric)
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Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
"Chrysander issued two scores of Rinaldo in the Händel-Gesellschaft edition, the second (1894), containing both the 1711 and 1731 versions, being a replacement of the first (1874) which contained only the 1711 version. Virtually all the music of 1711 and 1731 is included in the revised volume, though with deficiencies of detail (especially in the stage directions). The additional arias of the revivals in the period 1712–17, of which Chrysander was unaware, are not shown" (Source: The New Grove Dictionary of Opera).
Marcia (Act III)
Aria: Or la tromba in suon festante (Act III)
Battaglia (Act III)
Aria: Cara sposa, amante cara (Act I)
Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
English / Italian
Nathan Haskell Dole (1852-1935), English text
Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume I: For High Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plate ML-1077-6.
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|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 7a|
|Year/Date of Composition||1711, revised 1717, 1731|
|First Performance||1711-2-24 in London: Queen's Theatre in the Haymarket
|Librettist||Giacomo Rossi (18th c.) and Aaron Hill (1685–1750), after Torquato Tasso (1544–1595), "La Gerusalemme liberata."|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|