Handel’s Great Oratorio: Messiah

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Handel’s Great Oratorio: Messiah

2015
45 mins

In the first of two lectures on Handel's Messiah, study the genre of oratorio, and see how Handel adapted it for his own purposes. Investigate the lives and partnership of Handel and Charles Jennens (the Messiah's librettist),...

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Charles Edward McGuire