Acis und Galatea
Last updated: 17.08.20
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Composer: George F. Handel (1685-1759)
Publication: Acis und Galatea
Publisher: Edition Peters
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Language: English/German
Parts: Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass/Choir/Orchestra
Choir: Studiooper der Universität Bremen
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url15.gif Acis and Galatea Synopsis and words by Katie Hawks 2018 London Handel Festival  
Galatea (Soprano)
Acis (Tenor)
Damon (Tenor/Soprano)
Polphemus (Bass)
Choir of Shepherds and Nymphs
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Choral Music CDs:
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No. Title Remarks
1 Sinfonia Act 1
2 Chorus - O the pleasure of the plains! Choir
3 Recit - Ye verdant plains Galatea
3 Air - Hush Ye pretty warbling choir Galatea
4 Air - Where shall I seek the charming fair? Acis
5 Recit -Stay, shepherd, stay! Damon
5 Air - Shepherd, what art thou pursuing? Damon
6 Recit - Lo! Hear my love! Acis
6 Air - Love in her eyes sits playing Acis
7 Recit. Oh! Didst thou know pains Galatea
7 Air - As when the dove Galatea
8 Duet - Happy we! Acis and Galatea
9 Chorus - Happy we! Choir
10 Chorus - Wretched lovers! Act 2 Choir
11 Recit - I rage, I melt, I burn! Polyphemus
12 Air - O ruddier than the cherry Polyphemus
13 Recit - Whither, fairest Polyphemus, Galatea
14 Air - Cease to beauty to be suing Polyphemus)
15 Air - Would you gain the tender creature Damon
16 Recit - His hideous love Acis
16 Air - Love sounds th'alarm Acis
17 Air - Consider, fond shepherd Damon
18 Recit - Cease, O cease Galatea
19 Trio - The flocks shall leave the mountains Galatea, Acis, Polyphemus
20 Recit - Help, Galatea! Acis
21 Chorus - Mourn, all ye muses! Choir
22 Solo and chorus - Must I my Acis still bemoan Galatea, Choir
23 Recit - 'Tis done Galatea
23 Air - Heart, the seat of soft delight Galatea
24 Chorus - Galatea, dry thy tears! Choir
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youtube15.jpg Acis & Galatea (1:14:33) Patricia Janeckova - Valtice