The Resource Hercules, G.F. Handel

Hercules, G.F. Handel

Label
Hercules
Title
Hercules
Statement of responsibility
G.F. Handel
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Librettist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
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1685-1759
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Handel, George Frideric
Form of composition
oratorios
Format of music
vocal score
Language note
In English
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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Staff notation
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • vocal ensemble
  • mixed chorus
  • piano
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1704-1774
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Broughton, Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heracles
  • Hercules
  • Secular oratorios
Label
Hercules, G.F. Handel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 16, 2016)
  • Written in 1744
  • Includes performance notes in English
  • Reduction for vocal ensemble (2 soprano solo voices, bass, alto, and tenor solo voices with several small parts), SATB chorus, and piano
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act I : Overture ; Recitative 'See with what sad dejection' ; Air 'No longer, fate, relentless frown' ; Recitative 'O Hercules' ; Air 'The world, when day's career is run' ; Recitative 'Princess! be comforted' ; Arioso 'I feel the god' ; Recitative 'He said the sacred fury' ; Air 'There, in myrtle shades reclined' ; Recitative 'Despair not' ; Air 'Where congeal'd the northern streams' ; Chorus 'Oh, filial piety' ; Recitative 'Banish your fears' ; Air 'Begone my fears' ; Recitative 'A train of captives' ; Air 'The smiling hours' ; Chorus 'Let none despair' ; Recitative 'Ye faithful followers' ; Air 'Daughter of gods' ; March ; Recitative 'Thanks to the pow'rs above' ; Air 'My father' ; Recitative 'Now farewell, arms' ; Air 'The god of battle' ; Chorus 'Crown with festal pomp' -- Act II : Sinfonia ; Recitative 'Why was I born a princess' ; Air 'How blest the maid' ; Recitative 'It must be so' ; Air 'When beauty sorrow's liv'ry wears' ; Recitative 'Whence this unjust suspicion' ; Air 'Ah, think what ills' ; Recitative 'It is too sure' ; Air 'As stars that rise and disappear' ; Recitative 'In vain you strive' ; Chorus 'Jealousy' ; Recitative 'She knows my passion' ; Air 'Banish love from thy breast' ; Recitative 'Forgive a passion' ; Air 'From celestial seats descending' ; Chorus 'Wanton god of am'rous fires' ; Recitative 'Yes, I congratulate your titles' ; Air 'Alcides' name in latest story' ; Recitative 'Oh, glorious pattern of heroic deeds' ; Air 'Resign thy club' ; Recitative 'You are deceived' ; Air 'Cease, ruler of the day' ; Recitative 'Some kinder pow'r inspire me' ; Air 'Constant lovers, never roving' ; Recitative 'But see, the Princess Iöle' ; Duet 'Joys of freedom' ; Recitative 'Father of Hercules' ; Chorus 'Love and Hymen' -- Act III : Sinfonia ; Recitative 'Ye sons of Trachin' ; Air 'Oh, scene of unexampled woe' ; Recitative 'Oh, fatal jealousy' ; Chorus 'Tyrants now no more shall dread' ; Air 'Oh, Jove! what land is this?' ; Recitative 'Great Jove! relieve his pains' ; Air 'Let not fame the tidings spread' ; Recit. and Air 'Where shall I fly?' ; Recitative 'Lo! the fair, fatal cause of all this ruin' ; Air 'My breast with tender pity swells' ; Recitative 'Princess, rejoice' ; Air 'He, who for Atlas' ; Recitative 'Words are too faint' ; Duet 'O prince whose virtues all admire' ; Recitative 'Ye sons of freedom' ; Chorus 'To him your gratitude'
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Vocal score.
Extent
1 online resource (1 vocal score (x, 222 pages))
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)950028445
Label
Hercules, G.F. Handel
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 16, 2016)
  • Written in 1744
  • Includes performance notes in English
  • Reduction for vocal ensemble (2 soprano solo voices, bass, alto, and tenor solo voices with several small parts), SATB chorus, and piano
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act I : Overture ; Recitative 'See with what sad dejection' ; Air 'No longer, fate, relentless frown' ; Recitative 'O Hercules' ; Air 'The world, when day's career is run' ; Recitative 'Princess! be comforted' ; Arioso 'I feel the god' ; Recitative 'He said the sacred fury' ; Air 'There, in myrtle shades reclined' ; Recitative 'Despair not' ; Air 'Where congeal'd the northern streams' ; Chorus 'Oh, filial piety' ; Recitative 'Banish your fears' ; Air 'Begone my fears' ; Recitative 'A train of captives' ; Air 'The smiling hours' ; Chorus 'Let none despair' ; Recitative 'Ye faithful followers' ; Air 'Daughter of gods' ; March ; Recitative 'Thanks to the pow'rs above' ; Air 'My father' ; Recitative 'Now farewell, arms' ; Air 'The god of battle' ; Chorus 'Crown with festal pomp' -- Act II : Sinfonia ; Recitative 'Why was I born a princess' ; Air 'How blest the maid' ; Recitative 'It must be so' ; Air 'When beauty sorrow's liv'ry wears' ; Recitative 'Whence this unjust suspicion' ; Air 'Ah, think what ills' ; Recitative 'It is too sure' ; Air 'As stars that rise and disappear' ; Recitative 'In vain you strive' ; Chorus 'Jealousy' ; Recitative 'She knows my passion' ; Air 'Banish love from thy breast' ; Recitative 'Forgive a passion' ; Air 'From celestial seats descending' ; Chorus 'Wanton god of am'rous fires' ; Recitative 'Yes, I congratulate your titles' ; Air 'Alcides' name in latest story' ; Recitative 'Oh, glorious pattern of heroic deeds' ; Air 'Resign thy club' ; Recitative 'You are deceived' ; Air 'Cease, ruler of the day' ; Recitative 'Some kinder pow'r inspire me' ; Air 'Constant lovers, never roving' ; Recitative 'But see, the Princess Iöle' ; Duet 'Joys of freedom' ; Recitative 'Father of Hercules' ; Chorus 'Love and Hymen' -- Act III : Sinfonia ; Recitative 'Ye sons of Trachin' ; Air 'Oh, scene of unexampled woe' ; Recitative 'Oh, fatal jealousy' ; Chorus 'Tyrants now no more shall dread' ; Air 'Oh, Jove! what land is this?' ; Recitative 'Great Jove! relieve his pains' ; Air 'Let not fame the tidings spread' ; Recit. and Air 'Where shall I fly?' ; Recitative 'Lo! the fair, fatal cause of all this ruin' ; Air 'My breast with tender pity swells' ; Recitative 'Princess, rejoice' ; Air 'He, who for Atlas' ; Recitative 'Words are too faint' ; Duet 'O prince whose virtues all admire' ; Recitative 'Ye sons of freedom' ; Chorus 'To him your gratitude'
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Vocal score.
Extent
1 online resource (1 vocal score (x, 222 pages))
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)950028445

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