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-Messiah-

For our Monday night concert of Handel's Messiah, we'll be singing from the G. Schirmer edition. Please bring your own copy, or borrow one from a church or university music library in your area. You may also purchase a copy from JW Pepper at Sunday's rehearsal or on the JW Pepper website (you will receive your order in 2-3 days).

Please try to take a good at the sections we shall be performing, They are as follows:

4. AND THE GLORY OF THE LORD
7. AND HE SHALL PURIFY
9. O THOU THAT TELLEST GOOD TIDINGS
12. FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN
17. GLORY TO GOD
22. BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD
24. SURELY HE HATH BORNE OUR GRIEFS
25. AND WITH HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED
28. HE TRUSTED IN GOD THAT HE WOULD DELIVER HIM
33. LIFT UP YOUR HEADS O YE GATES
37. THE LORD GAVE THE WORD
39. THEIR SOUND IS GONE OUT INTO ALL LANDS
44. HALLELUJAH
46. SINCE BY MAN CAME DEATH
53. WORTHY IS THE LAMB/AMEN

Visit the following websites to learn individual voice parts:
SOPRANO
ALTO
TENOR
BASS

Please be aware that these recordings are simply to help you learn the notes. If you want to get a sense of style and tempo, sit back, with your music in hand and enjoy this performance by the Monteverdi Choir with John Eliot Gardiner.