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18 Dec 2009

Authenticity online: British Library allows virtual browsing of original Messiah score

By John Terauds [Toronto Star, 18 December 2009]

A facsimile of the original score of Messiah, by George Frideric Handel, has been in print for a while. Now you can flip through Handel’s own finished score — all yellowed pages and ink blotches— on the British Library’s website. It worked beautifully on my computer, using Silverlight.

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