From PBS Radio
Handel’s Messiah is an 18th century oratorio best known for the 'Hallelujah' chorus. This radio program interviews Ellen Harris, MIT Professor of Music Emerita, discussing why, 270 years after the oratorio was first composed, it remains one of the most beloved choral works in all of Western music.
Addtional Suggested Links
Listen to Handel's Messiah
About Ellen Harris, Professor of Music Emerita
Music at MIT
Ellen Harris: Voice and Desire in Handel's Chamber Cantatas
Handel's Financial Comeback | 2009 PBS Interview wtih Ellen Harris