Saul, HWV 53 (Handel, George Frideric)
Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume I: For High Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1091-4 and ML-1092-3.
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
For the first edition of the Overture, published by Walsh, see Overtures (Handel, George Frideric)
Arrangements and Transcriptions
Dead March (Act III)
For Organ Solo (Gouin)
For Organ Solo (Mohr)
|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 53|
|Year/Date of Composition||1738|
|First Performance||1739-01-16; London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket|
|Librettist||Charles Jennens (1707-1773): from "Il Samuel" and A. Cowley. This libretto was written by Jennens on his own initiative.|
|Instrumentation||Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra|
First draft score composed: 23 July - 15 August 1738 / Final score completed: 27 September 1738.