Sunday, February 05, 2017

Music to relax after campaigning: The flocks shall leave the mountain

This beautiful musical depiction of the eternal triangle comes from Handel's "Acis and Galatea"

The story begins as a romantic duet, as Acis the shepherd, and the nymph, Galatea, are singing of their love. Unfortunately the monstrous giant Polyphemus who had imagined himself a suitor for Galatea's love discovers them together and is not pleased ...

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