Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 is an oratorio in three acts written in 1746 by Handel based on a libretto by Thomas Morell. Devised as a compliment to the victorious Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland upon his return from the Battle of Culloden, it has been also catalogued as HHA 1/24. Beethoven composed twelve variations on See, the Conqu’ring Hero Comes! in 1796 (WoO 45). In 1884 Edmond Budry wrote new French words to the same chorus, creating the hymn À toi la gloire, O Ressuscité!, which was later translated ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 - Part 1 - 8-18
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 - Part 2 - 19-24 I
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63s - Part 2 - 19-24 II
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 - Part 2 - 25-28
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 - Part 2 - 29-30 Part 2 - 31-35
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 - Part 3 - 36-43
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 - Act III, No.36 - March (For Trumpet and Organ - Rondeau)

Georg Friedrich Händel

George Frideric Handel was a German-British composer, famous for his operas and oratorios. He was born in 1685, to a family indifferent ...
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