When one looks at the world, there's only one thing to say, and it's hallelujah. That's the way it is.
Returning to an Art Thursday post from 2010 for today's Music Monday. 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):
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: