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Messiah [videorecording] / directed by Roy Tipping.

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 Messiah (Added Author). Tipping, Roy. (Added Author). Hogwood, Christopher (Added Author). Academy of Ancient Music (1973- ) (Added Author). Westminster Abbey. Choir (Added Author). Kultur Video. (Added Author).

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Flint River Regional Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Fayette County Public Library.

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ADULT DVD 782.23 MESSIAH
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Item details

  • ISBN: 0769779298
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Kultur, 2005.

Contents / Notes

Participant or Performer:
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood; instrumentation and vocals: Academy of Ancient Music, Choir of Westminster Abbey.
Date/Time and Place of an Event:
Filmed at the Westminster Abby.
Summary, etc.:
Handel's most beloved of all oratorios was performed by fewer than forty instrumentalist and a chorus, less than thirty strong, of boy trebles and men. This is the tradition to which this performance has returned to. Members of the Academy all play instruments of the period or accurate modern copies. The soloists improvised embellishments in the arias and, in certain cases, join in the singing of the choruses, just as they would have done 240 years ago.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Music > Performance.
Genre: Music.
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