Zadok the Priest and Nathan the Prophet Anointed Solomon King, and All the People Rejoiced!

by Apr 20, 2012Culture, Music2 comments

I’m writing now about the ascent and demise of King Solomon, and I found this magnificent accompaniment for my writing.

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  1. Andrea

    Wow, this is a favorite of mine. Thanks for sharing! I also note they are using period instruments and have altered a few things to what (I assume) they believe to be historically correct. I’m teaching a homeschool class on Handel on Tuesday and will use this video. Glad you posted it!

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  2. Mark L. Ward, Jr.

    Yes, I felt the opening was more subtle and luxurious than what I’m accustomed to hearing. I loved it. And I’m sure I don’t know as much as you about period instruments, but I noticed the light-wood color of some of the clarinets (oboes?).

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