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Halleluja Chorus
An analysis of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah".
# 124127 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (Christianity) , Music Studies (General)


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This paper examines how the Hallelujah Chorus from the "Messiah" articulates Christian triumphalism and blends voices and instrumentation in the process.

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"It is impossible not to like the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah". Two reasons account for this, its familiarity and its soaring presentation. There is also a systematic development of a definite musical and thematic idea. The initial choral harmonics develop systematically and quickly after an introduction by strings resolving into the authoritative and portentous statement in the lower register, even though in unequal voice of the Lord God's omnipotence and dominion over the world, with repetition of the word hallelujah occurring underneath. Only after the introductory..."

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Halleluja Chorus (2008, December 01) Retrieved November 28, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/halleluja-chorus-124127/

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"Halleluja Chorus" 01 December 2008. Web. 28 November. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/halleluja-chorus-124127/>

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