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Dr Christopher Lewis at his harpsichord
Posted by Dr Christopher D. Lewis , Lecturer in Music
December 19, 2018

An Expert Explains… Handel's Messiah: A Christmas Tradition

Christmas is associated with so many different kinds of music, but for many, there is one work that towers above all others – Handel’s Mess

Posted by Prof Darren Sproston , Director of School of Arts & Media
December 17, 2018

An Expert Explains... What Makes Christmas Music ‘Christmassy’?

There’s no doubt that music has an enormous impact on what makes the festive season festive. But what are the characteristics which make this music Christmassy?