October is the month of the Rosary, so we bring you a series of musical comments on
the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary, beginning with the first.
die - on the third day he rose again from the dead . Listen to the joyful exuberance
of J.S. Bach's setting of those words. ..Bach's great contemporary , George Frideric
Handel, wrote no mass settings, but he did write and Italian oratorio on the subject
of Christ's Resurrection. "
Music historian Monsignor Philip Whitmore in a
programme produced by Veronica Scarisbrick