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Alexander"s feast

John Dryden

Alexander"s feast

or, the power of musick. An ode. Wrote in honour of St. Cecilia. By Mr. Dryden. Perform"d on Friday the 2d of March, before the presidents, vice-presidents, and governors of the Small-Pox Hospital. Set to musick by Mr. Handel.

by John Dryden

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Published by printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3062, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16872077M

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The Book of Restoration Verse The subject chosen by the poet was the feast celebrating Alexander’s conquest of Persia after the battle of Arbela, B.C. Note 2. Thais: an Athenian woman of great beauty who accompanied Alexander to Asia. Cleitarchus relates that she induced the hero to set fire to the royal palace at Persepolis. Alexanders Fest oder Die Gewalt der Musik Other Title Gewalt der Musik Alternate Title Book/Printed Material Alexander's Fest oder Die Gewalt der Musik Gewalt der Musik U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Vorbemerkung"--p. Performers' names not given.

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Alexander's Feast Alexanders feast book 75) is an ode with music by George Frideric Handel set to a libretto by Newburgh Hamilton. Hamilton adapted his libretto from John Dryden's ode Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Music () which had been written to celebrate Saint Cecilia's Day.

Jeremiah Clarke (whose score is now lost) set the original ode to music. Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Music () is an ode by John Dryden. It was written to celebrate Saint Cecilia's Day. Jeremiah Clarke set the original ode to music, however the score is now lost.

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So should desert in arms be crown'd. The lovely Thais by his side Sate like a blooming Eastern bride, In flow'r of youth, and. Alexanders Feast [Arthur solmssen] on maisonneuve-group.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Book by Arthur solmssen5/5(1). Alexander’s Feast: Or, The Power of Music, an Ode in Honor of St. Cecilia’s Day is Dryden’s second ode honoring Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music. The poem’s theme, the power of.

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Dec 27,  · Product Description. The nature of Alexander s Feast is perhaps better summed up by its other title, The Power of Music. It is in fact a celebratory ode for St Cecilia s Day, written by Dryden in for the City of London s traditional celebration of the patron saint of music, and set in suitably celebratory style by Handel in /5(4).

Alexander's Feast | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

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Alexander the Great, son of Philip, King of Macedonia, sits with Thais, the young and lovely Athenian courtesan, enjoying a banquet in the Persian city Persepolis in celebration of his victory over the Persian King Darius III. Alexander's Feast: Macflecknoe and St. Cecilia's Day: Maynard's English Classic Series by John Dryden Overview - This Is A New Release Of The Original Edition.

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Oct 12,  · Program Note (c) Harry Haskell. George Frideric Handel (–) Alexander’s Feast, or The Power of Music. Born in Halle, Germany, the son of a barber-surgeon who died when he was eleven, Handel cut his musical teeth in the cosmopolitan port city of Hamburg in the first decade of the eighteenth century.

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Cecilias Day Author: unknown. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.The Music Treasures Consortium is an alliance of many libraries.

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