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, December 28, 2014
Johann Strauss Champagne-Polka Op.211
New Year's Eve is this week, and so many (most?) people will be celebrating the incoming new year. Johann Strauss wrote a fun little dance piece for this occasion. The piece tries to evoke the popping of bubbles.