• Berenice : Opera Composta per il Sgr G:F: Handel : Comminciato December 15 1736

Title:
  • Berenice : Opera Composta per il Sgr G:F: Handel : Comminciato December 15 1736
Language:
  • Italian
Creator:
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
Call number:
  • C0640 (no. 28)
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 1 volume : paper.
Format:
  • Musical score
  • Manuscript
Description:
  • Opera in 3 acts; libretto by A. Salvi.
  • English manuscript of the opera Berenice, in the hand of Handel's copyist S2, from the library of Charles Jennens, Handel's patron and librettist of Messiah, and annotated by him. The scribal full score of the opera in three acts, notated in brown ink on up to ten staves per page, scored for voices and orchestra (strings, oboes, bassoons and continuo), with figured bass throughout (and with a few additional figures added by Charles Jennens), including the overture, the arias, ariosos and recitatives, and the final Coro, and with extensive stage directions. Complete but for Berenice's aria "Avvertite mie pupille."
  • Paginated: 297 pages.
Publisher:
  • [England], 1737.
Subject:
  • Operas
Title sort:
  • Berenice : Opera Composta per il Sgr G:F: Handel : Comminciato December 15 1736.
Created:
  • 1737-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • 1737
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/0g354g50k
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Collections:
Librettist:
  • Salvi, Antonio, 1664-1724
Former owner:
  • Jennens, Charles, 1700-1773
Annotator:
  • Jennens, Charles, 1700-1773
Composer:
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
Text language:
  • Italian words.
Location:
  • HSVM C0640 (no. 28)
  • HSVM Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 C0640 (no. 28)
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
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