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Gods Go A-Begging, The

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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel (arr. Beecham; arr. William James Duthoit; rev. Erik Leidzén)


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Subtitle: Ballet Suite


General Info

Year: 1929 / 1947
Duration: c. 11:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Chappell
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Instrumentation

Condensed Score
D-flat Piccolo
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
E-flat Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Bass Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Percussion

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Excerpts from the suite, originally for orchestra. The music of this ballet has been culled from the various operas of Handel. The excepts include Introduction, Allegro, Ensemble, Musette, and Bourée.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Arkansas: V
  • Florida: V
  • Louisiana: V
  • Tennessee: V


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Handel, G.; Beecham, T.; Duthroit, W.; Leidzén, E. [1947]. The Gods Go A-Begging (Ballet Suite) [score]. Chappell & Co.: New York.