Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Composer Club - Mr. Handel

Mr. George Frideric Handel is best known for his song from the Messiah!  You've heard it, I KNOW!  Hallelujah, Hallelujah! Here's two links you'll enjoy watching from this work:
"Hallelujiah Chorus"

And, a children’s choir singing "For Unto a Child Born"

Also, Handel was composing music during the time that the piano was being invented.  So  much of his songs for the keyboard were written for the organ or harpsichord.  Here's a link to hear this type of music:


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