dvd – Messiah, highlights
CONTENTS OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH (Highlights)
Sinfonia (3:10) opens with views of Grasmere with a misty Rydal Water before an eruption of bird life, ending with a brief snow storm and a frosty Aira Force.
Comfort ye my people – every valley shall be exalted. (6:42)
autumn at Rydal Water, views from Nab Scar, Ullswater view, (goats, autumn colours), then a frosty Crummock Water, Buttermere and Rannerdale (remembering the bluebells) before ending with a local barn owl hunting.
O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (5:54) Christmas window shopping at Keswick, interspersed with a walk up Cat Bells returning via Newlands, and some surprises along the way. A good number of still images in this piece.
For unto us a child is born (4:03) – Young lambs full of the joys of spring! with a glimpse of some goslings besides Tarn Hows.
Pifa (0:58) – a short visit to Loughrigg Tarn.
He shall feed his flock (5:31) – A cold wintry look at bird life on Derwentwater, with an evening sunset beyond a frozen shore line.
He was despised and rejected of men (11:10) – Snowy
Keswick, deserted Hope and Fitz Parks under snow, the boat landings and Friars Crag, including woodland and tree frost formations with a few summer/winter blends from the same spot. A furious middle section with a helicopter in a snow storm and some icy waterfalls including Aira Force.
Hallelujah (3:43) – The joy of spring flowers, especially daffodils, with glimpses of lots of wildlife including red squirrel, heron, robin, before a climb up Dod for wonderful Ullswater views including time lapsed clouds.
I know that my Redeemer liveth (6:07) – A lovely snowy tour from Ashness Bridge to Watendlath and return via Walla Crag and Bleaberry fell area.
Behold, I tell you a mystery (9:36) – opens with unusual time lapsed cloud formations, then Kentmere Church and valley, various wonders of spring flowers at Dubwath Meadows nature reserve, views of Windermere from Gummers Howe, Ullswater again, deer in Borrowdale, woods at Thirlmere, Grasmere Church and graveyard (Wordsworth), views from Scafell Pike to Broad Stand, more of Grasmere, various summer to winter blends from the same spot, ending with the church at Hawkshead