Jephtha, HWV 70

~ Oratorio

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composer: George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1751-01-21 – 1751-08-30)
librettist: Thomas Morell
premiered at: Covent Garden Theatre (1732-1808) in London, England, United Kingdom (1752-02-26)
part of: Händel-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: HWV 70)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002360524 [info]
Wikidata: Q1002304 [info]
download score for free: imslp: Jephtha, HWV 70 (Handel, George Frideric) [info]
parts: Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 1. Overture
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 27. Aria "Up the dreadful steep ascending" (Hamor)
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 30. Recitative "Heav'n Smiles Once More"
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 34. Air "His Mighty Arm, With Sudden Blow"
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 45. Quartet: O spare your daughter (Storge, Hamor, Jephtha, Zebul)
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 49. Recitative "Deeper, and deeper still" (Jephtha)
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 51. Aria ""Hide thou thy hated beams"
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 52. Recitative "A father, off'ring up his only child"
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 53. Aria "Waft Her, Angels, Through the Skies" (Jephtha)
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 63. Aria: Laud her, all ye virgin train (Zebul)
Jephtha, HWV 70: No. 67. Aria: 'Tis heav'n's all-ruling power (Hamor)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
2016-03-13 – 2016-03-20 Jephtha, HWV 70: Act I: “Some dire event hangs o’er our heads… Scenes of horror, scenes of woe” (Storgè) partial Joyce DiDonato, Il Pomo d’Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev 5:13