Bound by instrumental part; not all instruments used in all pieces
"These songs are in the original keys, to be perform'd either by voices or instruments."
Four hundred numbers from the oratorios, including Acis and Galatea, Alexander Balus, Alexander's Feast, L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato, Athalia, Belshazzar, Deborah, Esther, Hercules, Israel in Egypt, Jephtha, Joseph and his brethren, Joshua, Judas Maccabaeus, Messiah, The occasional oratorio, Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day, Samson, Saul, Semele, Samson, Susanna, Theodora, and The triumph of Time and Truth
Parts published by H. Wright are probably reprints from Walsh's plates. Cf. British music publishers, printers, and engravers by Kidson
Vocal score (for which this publication is intended as a supplement) published under title: Handel's songs : selected from his latest oratorios : for the harpsicord, voice, hoboy, or German flute
Continuous numbering of songs and pages
Includes comprehensive index (p. [i-ii])
Dr. James L. and Dr. Margaret Whitby donation
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