Händel’s The Messiah is considered to be a masterpiece of the oratorio genre. Today a national symbol during the Christmas season in England, this work retells the important moments in the life of Jesus Christ. Among its most famous arias is the Hallelujah chorus, whose history is recounted in this documentary.
God's Greatest Hits is a Canadian documentary series that explores the history of some of the best-known spirituals in the world. From Christian hymns to gospel songs, each episode presents information from historical archives and features interviews with music critics, musicians and scholars.
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God's Greatest Hits (V/XI)
God's Greatest Hits (IV/XI)