Marko Simsa's popular production of "The Four Seasons" is now available in English for native speakers and those who would like to learn English in a nice musical way. The British actor Howard Nightingall takes us through Vivaldi's well-known masterpiece in a charming and easy-to-follow way, explaining the musical images such as the song of the birds in spring, the heat in summer, thunderstorms and dancing in autumn, and the sharp cold of winter.
Table of contents:
- Spring: The song of the birds; The dance of the nymphs with the shepherds;
- Summer: The burning heat; The sleeping shepherds; Stormy weather;
- Autumn: The peasants dance to celebrate the happy harvest;
- Winter: Trembling with cold amidst the freezing wind; Stamping feet; Teeth chattering; Spending quiet contented days by the fire; A year has passed.
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