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hallelujah chorus

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“Hallelujah Chorus” definition

The most famous movement of the oratorio Messiah, by George Frederick Handel, often sung at Christmas.

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  • "Hell fire and a hallelujah chorus, if she's beautiful," he answered me promptly.

    The Tinder-Box Maria Thompson Daviess
  • Mr. Winslow's hallelujah chorus stopped in the middle and he turned.

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Then the "hallelujah chorus" from the 700 voices before and behind the scenes closes the most wonderful tragedy ever enacted.

    T. De Witt Talmage T. De Witt Talmage
  • He placed the "hallelujah chorus" at the end of the oratorio.

    Expository Writing Mervin James Curl
  • It seemed as if on this day all Nature was singing one grand anthem with a hallelujah chorus.

    A California Girl Edward Eldridge
  • And will the hallelujah chorus as sung by the white choir be more acceptable to God than that sung by the black choir?

  • The "hallelujah chorus" may be esteemed the loftiest work of the imagination.

  • When the hallelujah chorus ceased, the procession was formed for the Queen to go round the building.

    The World's Fair Anonymous
  • The hallelujah chorus was still ringing when the watcher across the street stepped out from the shadow of the hornbeam.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln

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