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Title: Israel in Egypt Parts I & II CD25
Otros títulos: A Handel Celebration
Israel en Egipto las partes I y II
Autor/ Compositor: George Frideric Händel
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Susanne Cornelius / Soprano I; Antonia Bourvé / Soprano II; Tim Mead / Bass I; Bernhard Berchtold / Bass II; Chamber Choir of Europe; Orchester der Deutschen Händel-Solisten; Antony Bramall / Conducting
Código CDU: H.14
Forma Musical: Sopranos (Cantantes)
Oratorio
Tenores (Cantantes)
Abstract: Very few people have ever heard George Frideric Handel's sacred oratorio Israel in Egypt in anything like the form in which he first composed it. The story of the work's genesis is interesting: as Handel originally penned it in 1738, Israel in Egypt was a work in three acts, the first of which was an adaptation of the Funeral Anthem, HWV 264, composed the previous year on the death of his former pupil Queen Caroline. (Such wholesale borrowing from his own works—or even sometimes from other composers' works—was one of Handel's favorite time-saving tactics.) The texts of both this original and the later versions of Israel in Egypt were taken almost entirely from the Book of Exodus (by Charles Jennens, who also provided the libretto for the oratorio Saul), and tell of the Israelites' suffering in and deliverance from Egypt. The only additions are a few psalms. At its King's Theatre premiere on April 4, 1739, Israel in Egypt was an utter failure. Handel had long since recognized that his ...


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