The Resource Handel's Messiah: : comfort for God's people, Calvin R. Stapert, (eaudio)

Handel's Messiah: : comfort for God's people, Calvin R. Stapert, (eaudio)

Label
Handel's Messiah: : comfort for God's people
Title
Handel's Messiah:
Title remainder
comfort for God's people
Statement of responsibility
Calvin R. Stapert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Handel's oratorio Messiah is a phenomenon with no parallel in music history. No other work of music has been so popular for so long. Yet familiarity can sometimes breed contempt - and also misunderstanding. This book by music expert Calvin Stapert will greatly increase understanding and appreciation of Handel's majestic Messiah, whether readers are old friends of this remarkable work or have only just discovered its magnificence. Stapert provides fascinating historical background, tracing not only Messiah's unlikely inception but also its amazing reception throughout history. The bulk of the book offers scene-by-scene musical and theological commentary on the whole work, focusing on the way Handel's music beautifully interprets and illuminates the biblical text. For anyone seeking to appreciate Handel's Messiah more, this informed yet accessible guide is the book to have and read
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1942-
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Stapert, Calvin
Dewey number
782.23
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by James Adams
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1951-
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  • Adams, James
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship liturgical studies series
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Handel, George Frideric
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Handel's Messiah: : comfort for God's people, Calvin R. Stapert, (eaudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781610450454
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11498530
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11498530
System control number
MWT11498530
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Handel's Messiah: : comfort for God's people, Calvin R. Stapert, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781610450454
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11498530
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11498530
System control number
MWT11498530
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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