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(Dublin, April 13, 1742)
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Index to Resources for Handel's Messiah

Introductory Material

Background Notes on Baroque Music and the Main Musical Features of Messiah
Selected Images
Complete Images in the ImageBase


Analytical Material

Three Listening Guides for Part I, Part II, Part III
Listening Guide with streaming audio for Part I
Streaming Audio of Selected Examples from Lectures
Streaming audio of all three Parts (Hogwood and Solti recordings)
Playthrough and Score of "O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion"
Score Analysis of "O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion"
Chorus: And the Glory of the Lord
Chorus: He trusted in God
Chorus: Hallelujah (with streaming audio here)


Further Material

The Performers in the Premiere