Semele, HWV 58 (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, Volume I: For High Voice.
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1905. Plates ML-1102-3 and 1103-3.
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|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 58|
|Year/Date of Composition||1743|
|Librettist||William Congreve (1670-1729)|
|Instrumentation||Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra|
Composed 3 June–4 July 1743.
Based on a libretto for an English opera ca.1706 after Ovid's Metamorphoses, with added texts from Pope and other works of Congreve.