Acis and Galatea, HWV 49

Acis and Galatea, HWV 49, is a musical work by George Frideric Handel with an English text by John Gay. The work has been variously described as a serenata, a masque, a pastoral or pastoral opera, a "little opera" (in a letter by the composer while it was being written), an entertainment and in the New Grove Dictionary of Music an oratorio. The work was originally devised as a one act masque which premiered in 1718. Handel later adapted the piece into a three act serenata for the Italian opera troupe in ... more

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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 1. Sinfornia
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 2. O the pleasure of the plains
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 3. Ye verdant plains
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 4. Where shall I seek the charming fair
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 5. Stay shepherd stay
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 6. Loi here my love
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 7. Didst thou know
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part I - 8. happy we
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 10. I rage, I melt, I burn
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 11. Whither, fairest
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 12. Would you gain the tender creature
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 13. His hideous love
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 14. Consider fond shepherd
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 15. Cease o cease
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 16. Helpgalatea
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 17. Must I my Acus Still Bemont
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 18. Tis done
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RecordingHandel Society Choir - Acis & Galatea - Part II - 19. Galatea, dry the tears
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Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Acis and Galatea, HWV 49

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