Messiah: The Little-Known Story of Handel's Beloved Oratorio

Messiah: The Little-Known Story of Handel's Beloved Oratorio

by Tim Slover
     
 

This account presents the remarkable story of the creation of the world-famous Messiah by George Frideric Handel. Revealing that the work was composed during a tumultuous period of Handel’s life and molded through many unlikely circumstances, this chronicle tells of how this musical masterpiece was crafted and how it became a glorious production that

Overview

This account presents the remarkable story of the creation of the world-famous Messiah by George Frideric Handel. Revealing that the work was composed during a tumultuous period of Handel’s life and molded through many unlikely circumstances, this chronicle tells of how this musical masterpiece was crafted and how it became a glorious production that is now performed around the world every Christmas season. Images of significant sites and artifacts of note, including the church where Messiah was first performed, accompany the text to accurately place this rich tale in its historical context. A bonus CD featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s rendition of Messiah is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934393055
Publisher:
Silverleaf Press
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Tim Slover is a playwright and screenwriter. He teaches dramatic literature and playwriting at the University of Utah. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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