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Messiah: The 250th Anniversary Performance
     

Messiah: The 250th Anniversary Performance

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This program is the 250th anniversary production of Handel's "Messiah" performed at Dublin's Point Theatre. Sir Neville Marriner conducts the performance. Also included is the 20-minute BBC piece "Forever and Ever," a historical overview of one of the world's most enduring pieces of music and its anniversary performance.

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This program is the 250th anniversary production of Handel's "Messiah" performed at Dublin's Point Theatre. Sir Neville Marriner conducts the performance. Also included is the 20-minute BBC piece "Forever and Ever," a historical overview of one of the world's most enduring pieces of music and its anniversary performance.

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Filmed in Dublin in 1992 on the 250th anniversary of the premiere of Handel's Messiah, this concert performance features Sir Neville Marriner and his Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields with an international line-up of soloists, including Sylvia McNair, Anne Sofie von Otter, Jerry Hadley, Michael Chance, and Robert Lloyd. A top seller on both CD and VHS, this is the performance's first release on DVD. Also included is "For Ever and Ever," a 22-minute film featuring Handel scholar H. C. Robbins Landon and Sir Neville discussing the creation of Messiah and its impact.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/14/2003
UPC:
0044007043295
Original Release:
1992
Rating:
NR
Source:
Philips
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:36:00

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Bonus feature "For Ever and Ever" introductory film

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