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The voice of Britannia

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Summary: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.
Contributor:Gascoigne, Bamber
Bee, Bob
Handel, George Frideric 1685-1759
Arne, Thomas Augustine 1710-1778
Boyce, William 1711-1779
Provider:Granada Television
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects: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
Handel, George Frideric 1685-1759
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
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