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Unformatted text preview: Vocal Music: Handel's Messiah (Baroque) By Handel (1685-1759) I like it also because of its flowing effect created by overlapping of voices. The theme is fully developed by two vocal lines with one viol lion accompaniment. The male basso chorus imitates the female line, creating a balance between the very high and the very low, but accomplishing a striking contrast. The notes rise to the mountain and gradually drop into the valley. All the pitches seems high but still stay in the average vocal range....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course MUSIC APPR 110 taught by Professor Er during the Spring '11 term at Prince George's Community College, Largo.
- Spring '11