The choicest tapestries which the looms of Arras could furnish draped the walls, whereon the battles of Judas Maccabaeus
were set forth, with the Jewish warriors in plate of proof, with crest and lance and banderole, as the naive artists of the day were wont to depict them.
, "The Hammer of the Jews," gazed out at his camp.
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah commemorates Judas Maccabaeus
, who successfully fought for freedom.
They are equally poignant and lyrical in "To Thee, Thou Glorious Son of Worth" also from Theodora, and commanding in the double-dotted rhythms of "FromThis Dread Scene" from Judas Maccabaeus
Gewalt--Bedrohung--Krieg: Georg Friedrich Handels Judas Maccabaeus
, edited by Dominik Hoink and Jurgen Heidrich.
The later essays (1992-2001), by Burrows and Hicks, focus on individual works from the final years of Handel's composing career: Hercules, Balshazzar, Judas Maccabaeus
, Alexander Balus, Joshua, Susanna, Solomon, Theodora, and Jephtha.
THE Choral Society combined thrillingly with a large contingent of singers from the Osaka Symphonic Chorus for this performance of Judas Maccabaeus
, one of Handel's best-known oratorios.
Handel's Judas Maccabaeus
, performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and star soloists, glorifies the Duke of Cumberland's victory in 1746 in which 2000 Jacobites died.
Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabaeus
premiered at Covent Garden in 1747, the year after the last major land battle fought on British soil.
Some slaves, nevertheless, identified with Judas Maccabaeus
and with Moses.
The 18th-century German composer Handel composed the music for the oratorio Judas Maccabaeus
In 1996 the Maryland Handel Festival's chronological progress through Handel's oratorios arrived at Judas Maccabaeus
, marking with a stirring performance the 250th anniversary of the event which that oratorio commemorates, the final battle of the '1745' Jacobite rebellion against the Hanoverian regime at Culloden on 16 April 1746.