Nisi Dominus, HWV 238 (Handel, George Frideric)



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Editor Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Publisher. Info. Georg Friedrich Händels Werke. Band 38 (pp.127-35)
Leipzig: Deutsche Händelgesellschaft, 1872. Plate H.W. 38.
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Arranger T. W. Bourne (1862-1948), piano reduction
Language Latin / English
Translator T. W. Bourne, English text
Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 8277.
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General Information

Work Title Nisi Dominus
Alternative. Title Psalm 127 (Vulgate 126)
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 238
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 341
Key G major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1707-07-13 in Rome
First Performance. 1707-07-16 in Rome, S. Maria di Monte Santo Church
Grand Vespers Service, the feast day of "Our Lady of Mount Carmel" –
the major fesitval of the Carmelite order
First Publication. 1872 or before
Librettist Bible (Psalms)
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 3 vocal soloists (ATB), SSAATTBB chorus, 4 violins, 2 violas, basso continuo