Congregation at Duke Chapel

The Music, Message and Meaning of Handel's Messiah (part 4)

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The Music, Message and Meaning of Handel's Messiah (part 4)

presentation at Adult Forum by
Dr. Richard Heitzenrater
William Kellon Quick Professor Emeritus of Church History and Wesley Studies, Duke Divinity School
December 23, 2018

These three presentations include illustrative excerpts from a performance of Handel's Messiah by Collegium 1704, Collegium Vocale 1704, and soloists.

Some of the insights are from Carol Bechtel's study Hallelujah: The Bible and Handel's Messiah.