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Acis and Galatea

Composer:
George Frideric Handel
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
John Gay, and possibly others
Description:
Pastoral Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

from Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

Classification is of the final revised version of 1739.

Time:
mythological time
Place:
a rural plain
Role Voice Part Classification
Galatea Soprano L
Acis Tenor L
Polyphemus Baritone L
Damon Tenor F
 
Minimum Chorus:  20
Divisi:  SATB