Handel's “The Messiah:" A Look Into the Greatest Christmas Oratorio with Earl Palmer

Handel's "Messiah" has never lost its popularity since the day it was first performed in London in the 1742. What were the circumstances under which George Handel composed this iconic masterpiece? How did his intentions with structure and text shape the overall composition? Why do we still listen to this piece of work hundreds of years […]

The Reverberating Word: Music as a Language of Faith – The Music of Bach, Handel, Getty, Townend

Earl Palmer trades in books for music for this show, looking at how the music of Bach, Handel, Getty, and Townend are expressions of Faith. Starting with the biographical history of each of these musical talents, Earl then interweaves how their faith shaped and came through in their composition. https://s3.amazonaws.com/thekindlings/tkmepm010713.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]