File SC/7 - Handel - Alexander's Feast

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Handel - Alexander's Feast


  • 1777-1780 (Creation)

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Violin 1, violin 2 and bass parts. Violin 1 dated on flyleaf "John Travis of Heyside, Books by gift of George Travis December 25th 1777". With table of contents, and vocal cues. 17 ff. Violin 2 dated E[dmund] C[heetham] March 13th 1780". With vocal cues, and additional (loose) sheet "Your voices tune and raise them high Till therefrom the vaulted sky the blest Caecilia's name..." 38 pp. Bass dated "E[dmund] C[heetham] scriptsit July 29th 1780". With vocal cues. 21 pp.

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