Oratorios

HWV 46a Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno
Oratorio in due parti
Text: Benedetto Pamphili
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, Tenore - Flauto dolce I, II, Oboe I, II, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Violoncello I, II, Organo, Bassi
Rome 1707


HWV 46b Il Trionfo del Tempo e della Verità
Oratorio in tre parti
Text: Benedetto Pamphili
Scoring: 2 Soprani, 2 Alti, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso I, II, oboe I, II, Fagotto, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabasso, Organo, Cembalo, Carillon
London 1737


HWV 47 La Resurrezione
Oratorio in due parti
Text: Carlo Sigismondo Capece
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SATB - Flauto dolce I, II, Flauto traverso, Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Tromba I, II, Violino solo, Violino I, II, III, IV, Viola, Viola da gamba, Violoncello I, II, Teorba (Arciliuto), Bassi
Rome 1708
BA 4096 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 48 Der für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte and sterbende Jesus
Passionsoratorium (Brockes-Passion)
Text: Barthold Heinrich Brockes
Scoring: 6 Soprani, 4 Alti, 3 Tenori, 5 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Violone, Fagotto, Cembalo)
London 1716/1717
BA 4021 (Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 49a Acis and Galatea (first version)
Masque (in two Acts)
Text: John Gay, Alexander Pope, John Hughes
Scoring: Soprano, 2 Tenori, Basso, Coro: STTTB - Flauto piccolo, Flauto I, II, Oboe I, II, Violino I, II, Violoncello, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Fagotto, Cembalo)
Cannons 1718
BA 4039 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 49b Acis and Galatea (second version)
Serenata in tre parti
Text: John Gay, Georg Friedrich Händel
Scoring: 3 Soprani, Mezzosoprano, 2 Alti, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SATB - Flauto piccolo, Flauto traverso, Oboe I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba, Violino I, II, Viola, Arciliuto, Organo, Bassi
London 1732
BA 10700 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 50a Esther (Haman and Mordecai) (first version)
Masque in six scenes
Text: Alexander Pope, John Arbuthnot after Jean Racine
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, 4 Tenori, Basso, Coro: SATTB - Oboe, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba, Arpa, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Fagotto, Cembalo)
Cannons 1718
BA 4047 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 51 Deborah
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Samuel Humphreys
Scoring: 3 Soprani, 2 Alti, Tenore, 3 Bassi, Coro: SSAATTBB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, III, Tromba I, II, III, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola I, II, Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Cembalo, Organo
London 1733


HWV 52 Athalia
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Samuel Humphreys after Jean Racine
Scoring: 3 Soprani, Alto, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SSAATTBB - Flauto dolce I, II, Flauto traverso, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, IV, Viola, Violoncello, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Fagotto, Arciliuto, Cembalo,
London 1733
BA 4082 (Score, Vocal Score)

HWV 53 Saul
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Charles Jennens
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, 5 Tenori, 4 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Tromba I, II, Trombone I, II, III, Timpani, Carillons, Arpa, Organo, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Violone, Fagotto, Cembalo, Organo)
London 1738
BA 4020 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 54 Israel in Egypt (Exodus)
Oratorio in three parts
Text: unknown
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, Tenore, 2 Bassi, Coro I: SATB, Coro II: SATB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Tromba I, II, Trombone I, II, III, Timpani, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Cembalo), Organo I, II
London 1738
BA 4063 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 55 L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
Oratorio in three parts
Text: Charles Jennens after John Milton
Scoring: Soprano, Alto, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SATB - Flauto I, II, Oboe I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Carillon, Violino solo, Violino I, II, II, Viola, Organo, Bassi (Violoncello, Violone, Fagotto, Cembalo, Organo)
London 1740


HWV 56 Messiah
Oratorio in three parts
Text: Charles Jennens after Texts from the Bible
Scoring: Soprano, 2 Alti, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SSATB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi
London 1741
BA 4012

HWV 57 Samson
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Newburgh Hamilton after John Milton
Scoring: 4 Soprani, Alto, 4 Tenori, 2 Bassi, Coro: SSATTB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Trombone I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Violoncello, Bassi, Organo
London 1741/1742
(Performance material on hire)


HWV 58 Semele
Oratorio in three acts
Text: unknown after William Congreve
Scoring: 2 Soprani, 3 Alti, 2 Tenori, 3 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Violoncello I, II, Bassi, Organo
London 1743


HWV 59 Joseph and his Brethren
Oratorio in three parts
Text: James Miller
Scoring: 2 Soprani, 3 Alti, 2 Tenori, 2 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Tromba I, II, III, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi, Organo
London 1743


HWV 60 Hercules
A Musical Drama (Oratorio) in three acts
Text: Thomas Broughton
Scoring: 3 Soprani, Alto, Tenore, 3 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi
London 1744


HWV 61 Belshazzar
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Charles Jennens
Scoring: Soprano, Mezzosoprano, Alto, 2 Tenori, 2 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi
London 1744
BA 4093(Performance material on hire)


HWV 62 Occasional Oratorio
Oratorio in three parts
Text: Newburgh Hamilton after John Milton and Edmund Spenser
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SSAATTBB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, III, Timpani, Violino I, II, Viola, Violoncello, Bassi, Organo
London 1746


HWV 63 Judas Maccabaeus
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Thomas Morell
Scoring: Sopran, 4 Mezzosoprano, Tenore, 2 Bassi, Coro: SSATB - Flauto dolce I, II, Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, III, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Cembalo, Organo)
London 1746


HWV 64 Joshua
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Thomas Morell (?)
Scoring: Soprano, Alto, 2 Tenori, Basso, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, III, Tamburo, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi, Organo
London 1747


HWV 65 Alexander Balus
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Thomas Morell
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, Tenore, 2 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Harpa, Mandolino, Violino concertato, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Violoncello I, II, Bassi
London 1747


HWV 66 Susanna
Oratorio in three acts
Text: unknown
Scoring: 3 Soprani, Mezzosoprano, Tenore, 3 Bassi, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Tromba I, II, Violino I, II, Viola I, II, Bassi
London 1748
BA 4013 (Score)

HWV 67 Solomon
Oratorio in three acts
Text: unknown
Scoring: 4 Soprani, Alto, 2 Tenori, Basso, Coro: SSAATTBB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violine I, II, Viola I, II, Bassi, Organo
London 1748
BA 10709-01 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 68 Theodora
Oratorio in three parts
Text: Thomas Morell after Robert Boyle
Scoring: Soprano, 2 Alti, 2 Tenori, Basso, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, Viola, Violoncello, Bassi
London 1749
BA 4085 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 69 The Choice of Hercules
A Musical Interlude (as Act III of HWV 75 Alexander's Feast)
Text: unknown (Thomas Morell?)
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Mezzosoprano, Tenore, Coro: SATB - Flauto I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Violone, Fagotto, Cembalo, Organo)
London 1750
BA 4011(Performance material on hire)


HWV 70 Jephtha
Oratorio in three acts
Text: Thomas Morell
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Mezzosoprano, Alto, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SSATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Bassi
London 1751
BA 4014 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 71 The Triumph of Time and Truth
Oratorio in three parts
Text: Thomas Morell after Benedetto Pamphili
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Alto, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SSSSAATB - Flauto dolce I, II, Flauto traverso I, II, oboe I, II, Fagotto I, II, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, III, Viola, Violoncello, Bassi
London 1756


HWV 72 Aci, Galatea e Polifemo
Serenata a tre
Text: unknown
Scoring: Soprano, Alto, Basso - Flauto dolce, Oboe, Tromba I, II, Violino I, II, Viola, Violoncello I, II, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Cembalo)
Naples 1708


HWV 73 Il Parnasso in festa per gli sponsali di Teti e Peleo
Serenata in tre parti
Text: unknown
Scoring: 2 Soprani, Mezzosoprano, 4 Alti, 2 Bassi, Coro: SSATB - Flauto traverso I, II, Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Corno I, II, Tromba I, II, Timpani, Violino I, II, Viola, Violoncello, Bassi
London 1734


HWV 74 Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
Serenata
Text: Ambrose Philips
Scoring: Soprano, Alto, Basso, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Tromba I, II, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Violone, Fagotto, Cembalo)
London 1713/1714
BA 4007 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 75 Alexander's Feast [Das Alexander-Fest oder die Macht der Musik]
Ode in Honour of St. Cecilia in two parts
Text: Newburgh Hamilton after John Dryden
Scoring: Soprano, Tenore, Basso, Coro: SATB - Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Corno I, II, Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Violone, Fagotto, Cembalo)
London 1736
BA 4001 (Score, Vocal Score)(Performance material on hire)


HWV 76 Ode for St. Cecilia's Day
From Harmony, from heav'nly Harmony
Text: John Dryden
Scoring: Soprano, Tenore, Coro: SATB - Flauto traverso, Oboe I, II, Fagotto, Tromba I, II, Timpani (Tamburo), Violino I, II, Viola, Bassi (Violoncello, Contrabbasso, Liuto), Organo
London 1739
BA 4556 (Score)(Performance material on hire)


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