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TITLE: Messiah : [videorecording] / Broadcasting Corporation.
PUBLISHED: New York : Thorn Emi Video, 1983.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. , 145 min.
NOTES: This is an original copy.
NOTES: A performance of George Frideric Handel's oratorio, "Messeiah"
NOTES: Recorded in Westminster Abbey.
NOTES: Foundling Hospital Version 1754.
NOTES: Directed for video gram and television by Roy Tipping; produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation in association with The National Video Corporation Limited; Photographs by Peter Carapetian; Cover design by Richard Bird; Conductor, Christopher Hogwood.
NOTES: Judith Nelson, Emma Kirkby, Carolyn Watkinson, Paul Elliott, David Thomas, Simon Preston.
NOTES: Boy trebles and male altos, tenors, and bases - in this recording, member of the Choir of Westminster Abbey, sing the choruses. The soloists improvise embellishments in the arias and, in certain cases, join in the singing of the choruses, just as they would have been expected to 240 years ago.
SUBJECT: Oratorios.
SUBJECT: Musical Films.
ADDED ENTRY: Carapetian, Peter.
ADDED ENTRY: Tipping, Roy.
ADDED ENTRY: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah.
ADDED ENTRY: Nelson, Judith.
ADDED ENTRY: Kirkby, Emma.
ADDED ENTRY: Watkinson, Carolyn.
ADDED ENTRY: Elliott, Paul.
ADDED ENTRY: Thomas, David.
ADDED ENTRY: The National Video Corporation Limited.
ADDED ENTRY: The Academy of Ancient Music.
ADDED ENTRY: The Westminister Abbey.
ADDED ENTRY: British Broadcasting Corporation.

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