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hallelujah chorus

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“Hallelujah Chorus” definition


The most famous movement of the oratorio Messiah, by George Frederick Handel, often sung at Christmas.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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  • Mr. Winslow's hallelujah chorus stopped in the middle and he turned.

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • That is the solo of human life overpowered by hallelujah chorus.

    The Wedding Ring T. De Witt Talmage
  • He placed the "hallelujah chorus" at the end of the oratorio.

    Expository Writing Mervin James Curl
  • The "hallelujah chorus" may be esteemed the loftiest work of the imagination.

  • When the hallelujah chorus was reached, he rose and stood with bowed head.

    Stories of Great Musicians Kathrine Lois Scobey
  • It conveys the idea of a Thanksgiving service and a hallelujah chorus.

    Sunny Slopes

    Ethel Hueston
  • The hallelujah chorus in particular is a magnificent piece of work.

    Beethoven

    George Alexander Fischer
  • And will the hallelujah chorus as sung by the white choir be more acceptable to God than that sung by the black choir?

  • When the hallelujah chorus ceased, the procession was formed for the Queen to go round the building.

    The World's Fair

    Anonymous

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