Advent with Messiah: 5 of 24

View the introductory post for these 24 days with Handel’s Messiah.

In this chorus, Handel uses a technique called melisma on the word ‘born’. (Source)

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
-Isaiah 9:2

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