Monday, August 13, 2012

Sad Flower


Those of a certain age might recall this beautiful short film shown on Sesame Street years and years ago. The music is "Largo,'" from Concerto for Lute in D Major, RV 93 by Antonio Vivaldi, one of the most poignant compositions from the Baroque era. In the modern era, it's often played on guitar as in the film above. To hear a longer arrangement, see this wonderful performance by Boris Bj√∂rn Bagger.

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