• Hallelujah Chorus
    “Hallelujah Chorus” by George F. Handel The Baroque era is a style or period of European music between the years of 1600 and 1750. The term Baroque was derived from a Portuguese word meaning “a pearl of irregular shape.” A well known piece during this period is the “Hallelujah Chorus”...
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  • Handels Messiah
    Composition Analysis Paper Robert April 19, 2011 MUSI200 B005 Spr 12 Composition Analysis Paper of “Messiah, Hallelujah Chorus” by George Frideric Handel When we were given the information on this assignment it didn’t take me long to decide on which piece of music I would want to do my...
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  • Handel’s Messiah – Background Information for Set Work
    Handel’s Messiah – Background information for set work George Frederic Handel, considered one of the greatest composers of the baroque period, he was born in Halle, Germany on February. 23, 1685. He died in London on April. 14, 1759, and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Handel is best known f...
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  • The Messiah
    The Messiah On Tuesday evening, December eleven I attended the 68th annual rendition of The Messiah in Zeeland. It was performed by the Zeeland Civic Chorus along with soloists Betsy Archer as the soprano, Cammille Zoet De Boer as contralto, Matthew Lehman as tenor, and John Scheid as the bass. Th...
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  • Handel
    George Frideric Handel is known today as one of the best composers during the Baroque period. He was born in the year 1865 on February 24 in the city of Halle, Germany to Georg Handel and Dorothea Taust. Handel had to secretly practice music at night because his father wanted him to become a lawyer...
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  • Handel's Messiah
    The Messiah was composed by George Friedrich Handel in 1741. It was neither his first nor his last oratorio, yet it has become his most popular and most performed work. Following his journey from his earliest oratorios to his last, Handel’s style of composition and use of various choral techniqu...
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  • George Handel
    One of the greatest composers of the late baroque period (1700-1750) and, during his lifetime, perhaps the most internationally famous of all musicians.  Handel was born February 24, 1685, in Halle, Germany, to a family of no musical distinction. His own musical talent, however, manifested itsel...
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  • George Frederick Handel
    George Frederick Handel George Frederick Handel was born on February 24, 1685 in Halle, Germany. One of the greatest composers of the late baroque period (1700-50) and, during his lifetime, perhaps the most internationally famous of all musicians. Handel was born February 24, 1685, in Halle, Germ...
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