Saul, HWV 53 (Handel, George Frideric)
For the first edition of the Overture, published by Walsh, see Overtures (Handel, George Frideric)
Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Vol. I: High Voice (pp.75-81
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1091, 1092.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Orchestra (Pisendel)
Johann Georg Pisendel (1687–1755)
Manuscript, n.d. (1739-1755)
The last bars crossed out and recomposed by Pisendel.
Dead March (Act III)
For Organ (Gouin)
For Organ (Mohr)
|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 53|
|Year/Date of Composition||1738 (23 July to 15 August, completed 27 September)|
|First Performance||1739-01-16 in 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|