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Original Version from NPS Hallelujah Chorus VBR MP3 2.55 mb
Hallelujah chorus - Messiah, Performed by: Oratorio Chorus, Composed by: George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759). Record format: Edison Diamond Disc, Matrix number: 4433-A-1-1 (6-1). Recording date: 1916, Release number: 80292-R, Release date: May 1916. NPS object catalog number: EDIS 43552.
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Messiah (HWV 56) is an English oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel, The libretto by Charles Jennens is drawn entirely from the King James and Great Bibles, and interprets the Christian doctrine of the Messiah, Composed in London during the summer of 1741 and premiered in Dublin, Ireland on 13 April 1742,
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Keywords: Hallelujah Chorus; Messiah; George Frideric Handel; Edison
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