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Messiah

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Handel’s ENTIRE Messiah. The parts you love. The parts you soon will. Hallelujah!

This is a 3 CD set.

Product Description

DISC ONE
Part One

01 – Overture
02 – Comfort Ye My People
03 – Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
04 – And the Glory of the Lord
05 – Thus Saith the Lord
06 – But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming
07 – And He Shall Purify
08 – Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive
09 – O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
10 – For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth
11 – The People That Walked In Darkness
12 – For Unto Us a Child is Born
13 – Pastoral Symphony
14 – There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field
15 – And the Angel Said Unto Them
16 – And Suddenly There Was With the Angel
17 – Glory to God
18 – Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
19 – Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind Be Opened
20 – He Shall Feed His Flock
21 – His Yoke is Easy, and His Burden is Light

DISC TWO
Part Two

22 – Behold he Lamb of God
23 – He Was Despised
24 – Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs
25 – And With His Stripes We are Healed
26 – And We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray
27 – All They That See Him Laugh Him to Scorn
28 – He Trusted in God
29 – Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart
30 – Behold, and See if There Be Any Sorrow
31 – He Was Cut Off Out of the Land of the Living
32 – But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell
33 – Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates
34 – Unto Which of the Angels Said He
35 – Let All the Angels of God Worship Him
36 – Thou Art Gone Up on High
37 – The Lord Gave the Word
38 – How Beautiful are the Feet
39 – Their Sound is Gone Out
40 – Why Do the Nations So Furiously Rage Together
41 – Let Us BReak Their Bonds Asunder
42 – He THat Dwelleth in Heaven
43 – Thou Shalt Break Them
44 – Hallelujah!

DISC THREE
Part Three

45 – I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
46 – Since By Man CVame Death
47 – Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
48 – The Trumpet Shall Sound
49 – Then Shall Be Brought to Pass
50 – O Death, Where is THy Sting
51 – Worthy is the Lamb That Was Slain

Messiah Facts
1. Handel started composing Messiah – August 22, 1741
2. Handel finished composing Messiah – September 14, 1741
3. Time it took to compose the work – 24 days
3a. Part One completed on August 28, 1741
3b. Part Two completed on September 6, 1741
3c. Part Three completed on September 12, 1741
3d. September 12-14, 1741 – “filled in” parts
4. Found at the end of the composition – SDG (Soli Deo Gloria – To God alone be the glory)
5. First performance – April 13, 1742 – Dublin, Ireland Garden
7. First American performance – 1853 – New York
8. Notable performance – 1857 – London – 2,000 in the choir and 500 in the orchestra!

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