Joseph and his brethren - No: 24,1 - Phanor, we mention not his highest glory!

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Composer:Handel, George Friederic (1685-1759), German
Genre:Classical Choral Oratorio
Instruments:arranged for SATB (piccolo, clarinet, French horn, bassoon) and piano (converted to strings etc)
Submitter:Hooper, John
Email:john (e-mail)
Ziptitle:Joseph and his brethren (1743)
You can freely and lawfully download a printable score for this Work from,_HWV_59_(Handel,_George_Frideric) - the Petrucci Music Library - though it may not be exactly the same as the one used to make the Midi Files below, and it probably won't be as good as a proper paid-for engraved and printed score.
There appear to be many different versions of this Work, with several clearly written by Handel himself. The IMSLP reference above includes both an Orchestral version (edited by Fr. Chrysander), in English and German, and a Vocal version (L. Hellwig), in German. There is also an unattributed English Vocal Score (similar to but not the same as the German one). This latter was used to make most of the Files below.
There is an excellent, and "complete", performance of this Work by the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Chorale, under Nicholas McGegan, on YouTube at
The Scriptorium ZIP File contains Sections - of the type Part A Scene B No C - which exist in the IMSLP Chrysander Orchestral Score but not in the Vocal Score version first used to make these Files.
There are no text/lyrics; these Files were generated purely for Choral Rehearsing purposes (using a published piano-reduction Score), and so don't look pretty even though they should sound reasonable (though that depends very much on your hardware/software; mine is a Soundblaster AWE64 Gold).
Voice-emphasised Midi Files of the whole work can be downloaded for free from my Website (above). The Site also contains Midi Files for several rather more modern Composers, for which NWC versions may be available.