Date of Award

1970

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Music

First Advisor

Dr. George Keck

Abstract

Because of my interest in music and the fact that the Ouachita Baptist University Choir, of which I am a member, performed George Frederick Handel's work, The Messiah, this semester, I chose to delve into the world and work of this artist and to investigate his talent in relation particularly to The Messiah. I placed particular emphasis in my study on the purpose of the writing and the effect this great oratorio has produced

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