Overture from Messiah
Composed by George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)
Arranged by Michael Green for Flute Choir
3 C flutes, Alto flute, Bass flute
It is understood that the three sections of the Overture represent the three sections of the entire work: A slow somber feeling to signify the period before Christ, a more energetic section to symbolize the coming of Christ, and another somber section to represent the death of Christ.