December 3, 2018
Handel’s Messiah Part 2 – Since By Man Came Death
I love that the songs are comprised of Bible verses and not only tell the story of Christmas, as we call it, but also lay out the gospel plan of salvation for everyone.
A tad bit of history: The king asked Handle to write a composition for Easter. Handel lived at the same time as Bach. But Handel was a bit more passionate about his work and the king liked his style…
November 26, 2018
Handle’s Messiah Part 1 – All We Like Sheep
For those of you who don’t know, I went to a Christian High school and was in choir. I loved it so much. I was especially impacted by my freshman year’s selection of songs we learned along with some other Christian High Schools and we all sang together. I’d only ever heard the Hallelujah Chorus up to this point, so some of these other songs really made me love this entire work…