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19/02/1736 George Frideric Handel's "Alexander's Feast" premieres

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Handel: Concerto Grosso "Alexander's Feast": Andante non presto

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Händel The many rend the skies with loud applause Alexander Feast

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Tadas Girininkas - Alexander's Feast (Handel) Alexander aria

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Handel: Alexanders Feast 01 - Overture

Alexander's Feast is an ode to music by George Frideric Handel set to a libretto by Newburgh Hamilton. The work received its premiere at the Covent Garden Theatre, London. The piece was a great success and it encouraged Handel to make the transition from writing Italian operas to English choral works.
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