Classical 101 Archives For: April 11, 2014

The Pure Power Of Handel’s ‘Hallelujah Chorus’

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Simplicity, it turns out, is the secret to the success of Handel's ever-popular "Hallelujah Chorus."
6:00AM
December
25, 2012

Composer-commentator Rob Kapilow examines what makes Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” one of the best known — and best loved — pieces in all of music. He says the exuberance is powered by a few deceptively simple techniques.