Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Hallelujah Flash Mob

Fred & Rachel

9 Responses to Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

  1. anita says:

    I really enjoyed this. Take care and Merry Christmas to you both!! I hope you have some time off to relax and rest.

  2. racerrodig says:

    Thanks Fred…….Amazing that there is still a world with good old fashioned tradition. This video is amazing. The 1st girl to start singing has her cell phone top her right ear from beginning to end !!

    I would imagine a Church Choir did this and the planning must have been awesome.

    This makes my day for sure.

    A Merry Christmas to you and yours and many continued years of educating and enlightening us with your hard work.

    • Over 100 participants with 47,879,064 views and 33,802 comments on youtube. It was organized by a group called Alphabet Photography.

      Bonus: Here’s another phenomenal and more polished version from Andre Rieu’s “Live From Radio City Music Hall” in New York City 2004, with the Johann Strauss Orchestra and the Harlem Gospel Choir. Marvel at the tenors range and power during the last chord.

      From Wikipedia:

      The music for Messiah was completed in 24 days of swift composition. Having received Jennens’s text some time after 10 July 1741, Handel began work on 22 August. His records show that he had completed Part I in outline by 28 August, Part II by 6 September and Part III by 12 September, followed by two days of “filling up” to produce the finished work on 14 September. The autograph score’s 259 pages show some signs of haste such as blots, scratchings-out, unfilled bars and other uncorrected errors, but according to the music scholar Richard Luckett the number of errors is remarkably small in a document of this length. The original manuscript for Messiah is now one of the chief highlights from the British Library’s music collection.

      At the end of his manuscript Handel wrote the letters “SDG”—Soli Deo Gloria, “To God alone the glory”. This inscription, taken with the speed of composition, has encouraged belief in the apocryphal story that Handel wrote the music in a fervour of divine inspiration in which, as he wrote the “Hallelujah” chorus, “he saw all heaven before him”.

      Thanks, we’ll keep on keepin’ on.

      With good music anything is possible.

      Happy New Year!

  3. Malisha says:

    We wish you a merry Christmas,
    we wish you a merry Christmas,
    we WISH you a merry Christmas, and a Happy NoooYeearrrrrrrr…..!

  4. MichelleO says:

    Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Cleaning and cooking, cooking and cleaning……

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