60 Handel Overtures Arranged for Solo Keyboard

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Familiar favorites such as the overtures to Messiah, Acis and Galatea, Alexander’s Feast, Julius Caesar and the so-called Water Musick, plus fresh discoveries for keyboard players—all demonstrating Handel’s exciting theatrical sense, his technical virtuosity in composition and his dazzling mastery of musical forms. Reprinted from an extremely rare edition originally printed, probably in the 1750’s, by Handel’s London publisher, John Walsh. The edition preserves the original ...
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Overview


Familiar favorites such as the overtures to Messiah, Acis and Galatea, Alexander’s Feast, Julius Caesar and the so-called Water Musick, plus fresh discoveries for keyboard players—all demonstrating Handel’s exciting theatrical sense, his technical virtuosity in composition and his dazzling mastery of musical forms. Reprinted from an extremely rare edition originally printed, probably in the 1750’s, by Handel’s London publisher, John Walsh. The edition preserves the original keyboard notation, amazingly precise in its elegant execution.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486277448
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 11/5/1993
  • Edition description: John Walsh Edition
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 8.35 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Overture in Parthenope
Overture in Lotharius
Overture in Ptolomy [Ptolemy]
Overture in Siroe
Overture in Richard the 1st
Overture in Admetus
Second Overture in Admetus
Overture in Alexander
Overture in Scipio
Overture in Rodelinda
Overture in Tamerlane
Second Overture in Amadis
Overture in Julius Caesar
Overture in Flavius
Overture in Acis and Galatea
Overture in Radamistus
Overture in Amadis
Overture in the Water Musick
Overture in Theseus
Overture in Pastor Fido
Overture in Otho
Overture in Muzio Scevola
Overture in Floridant
The Overture of Rinaldo
Overture in Ariadne
Overture in Orlando
Overture in Sosarmes
Overture in Ætius
Overture in Porus
Overture in Esther
Overture in Justin
Overture in Arminius
Overture in Atalanta
Overture in Alcina
Overture in Ariodante
Second Overture in Pastor Fido
Overture in Xerxes
Overture in Alexander's Feast
Overture in Faramondo
Overture in Berenice
Overture in Alexander Severus
Overture in Athalia
Overture in Messiah
Overture in Samson
Overture in Saul
Overture in Deidamia
Overture in Hymen
Overture in Parnasso in Festa
Overture in the Occasional Oratorio
Overture in Belshazzar
Overture in Joseph
Overture in Hercules
Overture in Semele
Second Overture in Saul
Overture in Solomon
Overture in Susanna
Overture in Alexander Balus
Overture in Joshua
Overture in Judas Maccabaeus
"Second Overture in Solomon (Sinfonia, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba)"
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