A 1927 edition of Handel's opera "Solomon" published by Novello & Company.
First performed 1749 in London, Solomon focuses on the Biblical king Solomon with other characters including Solomon’s wife and the Queen of Sheba. It was written and composed by the German musician George Frideric Handel.
Title: Solomon Author: Handel Publisher: Novello & Company LTD Publication Year: 1927/1928 Pages: 197 Size: 17.5 cm x 25.8 cm
This book has paper covers in tan with printed red illustration and the title and publisher details on the front. The from and back of the book display catalogues of “Oratorios, Cantatas etc” by other composers. At the bottom of the front page isthe date “Oct 1927”, which has led me to assume this was published around 1927 or 1928.
This book has the musical score for this opera and a little explanation on the second page. The edges of the text block had foxing marks but the rest of the pages are clean. The binding is secure and all pages are present.
Overall this would be a lovely gift for anyone who plays music or enjoys the opera.