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Der Messias HWV 56

Three Part Oratorio (English/German)

By George Frideric Handel

Solo voices, choir, orchestra (Soprano Voice Solo, 2 Alto Voice Solo, Tenor Voice Solo, Bass Voice Solo, Mixed choir: SSATB, 2 Ob, bassoon, 2 Trp, timpani, Str, Continuo) - Difficulty: medium to medium-difficult
Three Part Oratorio (English/German). Composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Edited by John Tobin. This edition: urtext edition. Paperback. Barenreiter Urtext. Baroque. Study score only. With introductory text. HWV 56. 306 pages. Duration 25 minutes. Baerenreiter Verlag #TP00175. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.TP00175).

Item Number: BA.TP00175

ISBN 9790006201532. 605x9 inches. Text Language: English, German. Preface: Tobin, John. Charles Jennens.

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- A description of the sources
- Information on the genesis and history of the work
- Valuable notes on performance practice
- Includes an introduction with critical commentary explaining source discrepancies and editorial decisions

- Page-turns, fold-out pages, and cues where you need them
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  • 5

    Rev'd Br. Giles Hall
    Gagebrook; Tasmania: Australia
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  • October 17, 2007 Excellent Study Score

    This is quite a handy little study score of Handel's Messiah, with bothe Englisg & German text. The English text is accurate and the German text has slight variations, but is still useful if you want to follow it with a German recording; like I do as I have the...

    Messiah in both English & German recordings. To be able to follow along with the recordings & noting what each instrument is playing makes it all the more exciting.This is a welcome edition to my score collection.

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