Israel in Egypt, HWV 54 (George Frideric Handel)

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Piano-vocal score in 4 separate secitons (large files), midi files zipped.

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Editor: Michael Gibson (added 2005-09-15).   Score information: A4   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: Israel in Egypt, HWV 54
Composer: George Frederic Handel

Number of voices:much in 8vv Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: Sacred, Oratorios
Language: English
Instruments: full orchestra
Published: written 1738 (see Additional Notes below)


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Original text and translations

This edition lays no claim to 'authenticity'. Indeed, with all the major revisions made by Handel during his lifetime, it would be difficult to decide on a definitive version of this work. The version presented here is based on the edition produced by Mendelssohn in the 1840s, which became a great favourite of Choral Societies in England (surpassing even the Messiah) from then until the middle of the 20th Century.