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A collector's Messiah : historic Handel oratorio recordings, 1899-1930 / George Frideric Handel.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) HOL HAN (Text) 30032001668927 MUSIC HOLIDAY Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs (157 min.) : analog ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Westbury, N.Y.] : Koch Historic, [1992]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Principally excerpts from Messiah; includes one excerpt from Judas Maccabaeus.
Includes 2 excerpts with acc. arr. for band, one with piano acc., and several with additional acc. by Mozart, Henry J. Wood, and Ebenezer Prout.
Program notes by Terry Noel Towe ([26] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
The 18th century tradition: Judas Maccabaeus. My arms! against this Gorgias will I go. Sound an alarm! (Edward Lloyd, tenor) -- The first commercial Messiah recording (W.D. McFarland, tenor) -- The 1906 G & T Messiah -- The 1907 Leeds Festival Choir recordings -- The 1926 Crystal Palace Handel Festival recordings -- The 1930 Philharmonic Choir recordings -- Messiah in London in the 1920s -- Messiah in America in 1910.
Participant or Performer Note:
Various soloists ; variously Queen's Hall Players, Royal Choral Society, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Handel Festival Choir and Orchestra, and other ensembles.
Subject: Jesus Christ > Songs and music.
Oratorios > Excerpts.
Oratorios > Excerpts, Arranged.

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