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George Frideric Handel’s Messiah

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This exclusive broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment in 2013. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.

Harlem Faith after the American Revolution

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After the War of Revolution in 1776, a battle-tested cohort of African American and White faith-based leaders developed an ardor for extending freedom.

Handel’s Messiah Part 3, 53. Worthy is the Lamb by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra

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“Blessing and honour, glory and power be unto Him that sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb forever and ever. Amen!”

Handel’s Messiah Part 3, 49-51. Victory by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra

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“Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting?” I Corinithians 15:54-57.

Handel’s Messiah, The Hallelujah Chorus. Music for the downsized.

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By 1740 Handel had exhausted every creative trick to keep alive his company that put on Italian opera in London. The public was newly embolden with Protestant revivals and nationalism. They wanted English-language operas, not Italian, and Biblical stories, not Greek or Roman myths. Handel noticed that his English oratorios had some success. As audiences […]

Handel’s Messiah Part 2, 38. “Glad tidings of good things” by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra

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“How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace…” Romans 10:15

Handel’s Messiah, Part 2, 30. Behold, the sorrow! by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir and Chamber Orchestra

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“Behold and see if there be any sorrow like unto his sorrow.” Lamentations 1:12

Handel’s Messiah. Part 1, 11. A Light out of Darkness by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra

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“They that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them has the light shined.” Isaiah 9:2

Handel’s Messiah, Part 1, 4. Chorus “And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed” by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra

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“And all flesh shall see it together…” Isaiah 40:5

Handel’s Messiah, Part 1,2. Recitative by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir and Chamber Orchestra

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“Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people, says your God.” Isaiah 40:1-3

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