Compare and Contrast No.1 | Handel vs. Mervyn Warren

Updated: Jun 11

Handel composed the Hallelujah Chorus in 1741 while he was living in London. It's one of the most widely sung pieces in western classical music.


Then, in 1992, this happened!


This version features Chaka Khan, a capella group Take 6, Gladys Knight, Al Jarreau and Richard Smallwood to name a few!

  • List all the differences you can hear!

  • Which version do you prefer and why?

  • What do you think Handel would say about this version of his piece?

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