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Searching for the real "Messiah"

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 8, 2011 8:52 AM |
No, this ain't about Jesus -- it's about Handel's Messiah. Specifically the various versions of the more 260-year-old classical classic, as ubiquitous this time of year as ballet presentations of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. The National Symphony Orchestra's Yvonne Caruthers explores the history of the piece -- from Handel's original oratorio, to Mozart's adaptation, to the sing-along edition, to even a ... [Read]