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Alexander Balus. Selections: MU.478

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Current Location: In storage


Alexander Balus. Selections
Alexander Balus : an oratorio / set to music by Mr. Handel.


Composer: Handel, George Frideric
Librettist: Morell, Thomas
Performer: Groneman, Sybilla,
Performer: Casarini, Domenica,
Performer: Lowe, Thomas,
Performer: Reinhold, Henry,
Binder: James, Angela



Contains the Overture, songs and duets only (omits recitative and choruses).
Libretto by Thomas Morell.
Singers named : Sigra. Casarini, Sigr. Galli, Mr. Lowe, Mr. Reinhold, Mir. Sibilla.
HWV 65.
Bound in quarter brown sheepsking with marbled paper sides and printed paper label on front cover. Rebound in quarter morocco with marbled paper sides and vellum tips by Angela James in March 1980.
Former shelfmark : 1 G 18.

Measurements and weight

1 score (94 pages) ; 31 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1888-08) by Clark, J. W.


Production date: AD 1748 : London : J. Walsh, [1748]

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MU.478
Primary reference Number: 278743
ALMA control 001: 991006429822203606
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Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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