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Today in WMH: Quintessentially …….. Irish?

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4/13  Today in Weird Music History: 1742. George Friederic Handel’s Messiah, long considered a  most “English” oratorio, was premiered…in Dublin, Ireland.  The event was so anticipated that ladies were asked to wear skirts without hoops so more audience could be squeezed into the Musick Hall.

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