Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Trumpet Shall Sound

Today's focus is on George Frideric Handel's Messiah.

The Trumpet Shall Sound

A performance of Handel’s Messiah at Penrith (on Sydney sandstone)
By Jack Featherstone

From the Lilly Library

Albums (I'm interested in abstract representations of the oratorio):

A poster:

A score:

Not sure about these two...posters?

* The texts for Messiah along side-by-side with modern translations
* Listen to Susan Stamberg ask classical music commentator Miles Hoffman questions about Messiah
* Smithsonian Magazine's The Glorious History of Handel's Messiah
* Handel as word painter

Must include a Messiah Random Act of Culture:


Flashing Highlights said...

These are all match a wonderful piece of music.

And thoroughly enjoyed the Messiah Random Act of Culture.

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