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[HWV 56]. Händel's Oratorium Der Messias im Clavierauszuge von C.F.G. Schwencke; mit deutschem Texte von Klopstock und Ebeling. [Piano-vocal score] by  George Frideric  1685-1759 HANDEL - 1809 - from J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC and Biblio.co.uk

[HWV 56]. Händel's Oratorium Der Messias im Clavierauszuge von C.F.G. Schwencke; mit deutschem Texte von Klopstock und Ebeling. [Piano-vocal score]

by HANDEL, George Frideric 1685-1759

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Hamburg: Johann August Böhme, 1809. RISM H and HH740 (one copy only in the U.S.). "Though consistently acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of his age, his reputation from his death to the early 20th century rested largely on the knowledge of a small number of orchestral works and oratorios, Messiah in particular...". Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Schwenke (1767-1822), pianist, composer and music editor, studied with both Marpurg and Kirnberger, succeeding C.P.E. Bach as Hamburg Stadtkantor in 1788.. Oblong folio. Full decorative mid-tan tree calf. 1f. (title), 1f. (index), [1] (preface), 2-166 pp. Engraved. Binding considerably worn, rubbed, bumped and shaken; spine defective and partially lacking. Slightly browned.


  • Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21064
  • Title: [HWV 56]. Händel's Oratorium Der Messias im Clavierauszuge von C.F.G. Schwencke; mit deutschem Texte von Klopstock und Ebeling. [Piano-vocal score]
  • Author: HANDEL, George Frideric 1685-1759
  • Book condition: Used
  • Jacket condition: RISM H and HH740 (one copy only in the U.S.). "Though consistently acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of his a
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Johann August Böhme
  • Place: Hamburg
  • Date published: 1809
  • Keywords: piano-vocal score, oratorio, German 19th century sacred music

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