Largo from Handel’s Xerxes

Handel’s Xerxes was first performed 772 272 years ago today.

There are other beautiful pieces from the opera, but this is my favourite.

4 Responses to Largo from Handel’s Xerxes

  1. KG says:

    Magnificent! Thanks for that.

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  2. Michael says:

    Must be a typo,lets say 272 years ago.
    Yes, I know I’m pedantic.

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  3. Don’t knock the idea of music from 772 years ago. In 1238, Guillaume Machaut was just around the corner.

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  4. homepaddock says:

    I don’t mind pedants when they’re right, Michael.

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