Nothing quite gives me the chills like hearing the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's magnificent "Messiah" on Christmas Eve. For more than 30 years, I've heard it performed at the famous domed church of St. Francis DeSales in Philadelphia, at a urban carol service that features a full choir, brass ensemble and antique French organ.
And Mike Finnigan sent in this great version from Quincy Jones:
Our sister site Newstalgia has an especially guilty pleasure for this evening.
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