Israel in Egypt

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Oratorio by Handel, to Biblical text probably compiled by him. Comp. 1738, f.p. London 1739. Famous for its superb double choruses. The ch. Egypt was glad was borrowed, unacknowledged, from a canzona by Kerll— indeed, up to a third of the music was taken from other composers.

Subjects: Music.

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