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Christmas culture – the Hallelujah Chorus

The final posting on Christmas culture is the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ from Handel’s Messiah. The Messiah is normally performed during the Easter ceremonies particularly on Good Friday, but the Hallelujah Chorus is often sung as a finale to Christmas Carols programs as it was this year on the Nine Network’s Carols by Candlelight. Below is a performance by Andre Rieu’s company.