May 04

For unto us a child is born, from Messiah (Isaiah 9:6) – George F. Handel

George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript ...

George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript of the title page of Messiah, 1741 (Photo via Wikipedia)

Isaiah 9:6

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

For unto us a child is born (chorus), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[For unto us a child is born starts at approximately 32:00]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood

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May 02

The people that walked in darkness, from Messiah (Isaiah 9:2) – George F. Handel

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George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript of the title page of Messiah, 1741 (Photo via Wikipedia)

Isaiah 9:2

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.

The people that walked in darkness (air), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[The people that walked in darkness starts at approximately 28:15]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood
Soloist David Thomas

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