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Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was first performed in Dublin and received its London premiere nearly a year later.
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