File SC/13 - Handel - Samson

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Handel - Samson


  • 1771-1776 (Creation)

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Full score, published (possibly London: Wright or Walsh, or Randall). Contra (alto vocal) part. Dated f.35v "March 21st 1776". Also includes a part of Judas Maccabeus (ff. 36r-44v reversed). 44ff. Bass (vocal) part. f. 1v dated "James Cocker book 1771 at Berkha" 32ff. Violin 2 part, with vocal cues. Also includes a violin 2 part for an arrangement by J. Wainwright of the 'old 84th' psalm. Dated December 10th 1774. 80pp. Bassoon part, with table of contents on both front and back pages. Also includes a cello part for an arrangement by J. Wainwright of the 'old 84th' psalm, and a score of an unaccompanied catch for three voices (Three blind mice). f.48r reads "Shaw Chapel Crompton" 48 ff. All parts have vocal cues.

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