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Acis and Galatea a serenata, as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by George Frideric Handel

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Published by Printed for J. Bell in London .
Written in English


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Statementset to music by Mr. Handel.
ContributionsOvid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20156156M

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