The Little-known Story Of Handel's Beloved OratorioBook - 2007
The Messiah was composed during a tumultuous period of George Frideric Handel's life and molded through many unlikely circumstances. This chronicle tells of how this musical masterpiece was crafted and how it became a glorious production that is now performed around the world every Christmas season. Images of significant sites and artifacts of note, including the church where Messiah was first performed, accompany the text to accurately place this rich tale in its historical context.
Publisher: Sandy, UT: Silverleaf Press, c2007.
Characteristics: 71 p. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 19 cm. + 1 sound disc (73 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)