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Unformatted text preview: likely the most famous excerpt. Well listen to a few excerpts from Part I, which deals with the prophecy of Christs birth and the fulfillment of that prophecy. The texts, selected and arranged by Handels friend Charles Jennens, are not poetic creations based on biblical stories. Rather, they are mostly direct quotations from the King James version of the Bible and the Anglican prayerbook....
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- Winter '09