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PBS | Ellen Harris, Professor of Music Emerita, on George Frideric Handel    


 



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.

 

Listen to the interview with Ellen Harris, MIT Professor Music Emerita
 

   

 

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