Synopses & Reviews
Many entertaining (and entirely true ) facts await your discovery as bestselling author David W. Barber takes you on another delightful romp through the pages of music history - as it ought to be taught.
Most everyone has heard Handel's MESSIAH. Maybe you've actually performed it. But if you thought you knew all about the great composer's famous oratorio, it may surprise you to learn that Handel composed the work solely for money; its first performance was in London; the "Hallelujah" chorus originally had a different name. These and many more entertaining facts await your discovery in this delightful volume.