Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor
My back is really putting a dent in blogging, and so I won't do the background on the composer that I usually do. It's a shame, as Mendelssohn lived an interesting, if short, life. This is his most famous work.