Acis and Galatea a Masque. [Full score]. George Frideric HANDEL.

Acis and Galatea a Masque. [Full score].

[Farnborough]: [Gregg], [1965]. Large octavo. Full blue cloth, titling to spine gilt. 1f. (series title), 1f. (title), [iii]-[v] (preface), [vi] (contents), 132 pp.

Bound with:
L'Allegro, Il Pensieroso, ed Il Moderato. An Oratorio... 1f. (title), [1]-2 (preface), [3] (contents), [4] (blank). [5]-180 pp.

Gregg Press reprint of Volumes 3 and 6 of the original 1859 German Handel Society edition edited by Friedrich Chrysander.

"Chrysander was one of the pioneers of 19th-century German musicology... In 1853 he published essays on folksong and oratorio, on the strength of which he was awarded a doctorate by Rostock University on 19 April 1855. By then he was already deeply interested in the study of Handel and had begun collecting material for a biography of the composer, the first volume of which appeared in 1858. The second followed in 1860 and part of the third in 1867; the work was never finished." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. Item #28196

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