• Joseph : an oratorio

Title:
  • Joseph : an oratorio
Language:
  • English
Creator:
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
Call number:
  • C0640 (no. 16)
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 1 score (274 p.) : paper ; 37 cm.
Format:
  • Musical score
  • Manuscript
Description:
  • Libretto by James Miller.
Subject:
  • Oratorios—Scores
  • Joseph (Son of Jacob)—Songs and music
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759—Manuscripts
  • Composers—England—18th century—Manuscripts
  • Music—England—18th century—Manuscripts
Title sort:
  • Joseph : an oratorio : manuscript, [ca. 1745].
Contributor:
  • Miller, James, 1706-1744
Author:
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
Created:
  • 1745-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • [ca. 1745].
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/z316q167x
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Collections:
Type:
  • Scores
  • Songs and music
  • Manuscripts
Alternative:
  • Handel's Joseph
Former owner:
  • Hall, James S.
Abstract:
  • Manuscript scribal copy of the full score of Handel's oratorio Joseph, probably in the hand of John Christopher Smith (the elder). This volume is no. 10 in a series made for (Frederick) Prince of Wales about 1745. An engraving by Heath - The Apotheosis of Handel (1787) - has been inserted later as a frontispiece. The contents are as in the Arnold edition except in part III where the air "Tho' on Rapid Whirlwinds" and the recitative "Already There Retaken" are omitted.
Spatial:
  • England
Relation:
  • James S. Hall collection of George Frideric Handel, 1714-1760
Uniform title:
  • Joseph and his brethren
Text language:
  • English words.
Binding note:
  • Red morocco binding; gilt.
Provenance:
  • Manuscript probably written by J. C. Smith for (Frederick) Prince on Wales about 1745; later given by him, presumably before his death in 1751, to a Mr. Denoyer; purchased by Mr. Pocklington; sale, [Benjamin] Goodison, a London music publisher, bought the manuscript at auction and sold it to a W. M. Moseley; the last address indicated was that of Mrs. Humphrey Lloyd of Buildwas Park, near Shrewsbury; later sold by Messrs. Hodgson & Co., on Friday July 14, 1961 to James S. Hall; bookplates of M M Moseley and Jacobi S. Hall.
Location:
  • HSVM C0640 (no. 16)
  • HSVM Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 C0640 (no. 16)
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
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