The voice of Britannia
Discusses the historical stage of George Frideric Handel's Messiah, explains who enjoyed Handel and how his talents as composer and virtuoso organist were utilized, and discusses the work and importance of Arne and Boyce.; The program contains sections of Handel: Samson "Thus when the sun from wat'ry bed"; Organ concerto Op. 4 #2 and Jephthe, "Waft her Angels"; Arne : "Blow, blow thou winter wind"; Boyce: Symphony #4 in F and The chaplet"--Container.
Gascoigne, Bamber; Bee, Bob; Handel, George Frideric 1685-1759; Arne, Thomas Augustine 1710-1778; Boyce, William 1711-1779
Granada Television; Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
European Culture; British Culture; English Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Composers England; Music England History and criticism; Music 18th century History and criticism; Church music England 18th century; Music Religious aspects Christianity; Music Social aspects England
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
53 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089937; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1333; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/804; OCLC: ocm19087444; Catalog Key: alephsys002945894; Catalog Key: FFH 1771
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