Charles Jennens & Georg Friedrich Händel: Messiah (1742)

Charles Jennens & Georg Friedrich Händel: Messiah (1742)

Händel's popular masterwork is not just one of the most marvelous pieces of music ever written. The libretto by Charles Jennens also happens to present a perfect compilation of Bible verses from the King James versions of the Old Testament (especially Isaiah) and the New Testament ...
Charles Jennens: Libretto for Händel's Messiah

Charles Jennens: Libretto for Händel’s Messiah

Händel's Messiah one of the most marvelous pieces of music ever written. But moreover, the libretto by Charles Jennens also happens to present a perfect compilation of Bible verses from the King James versions of the Old Testament (especially Isaiah) and the New Testament. According to wikipedia, musicologist Watkins Shaw ...