Baroque Jazz

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As I write this I am listening to "Too Hot to Handel," a jazz arrangement of Handel's Messiah. Musically it's quite well done, but, well, why tamper with perfection?

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Post by s1m0n »

Handel is supposed to have heard the Londonderry air (Danny Boy) and to have said that he'd die happy if only he'd written a melody that beautiful.
And now there was no doubt that the trees were really moving - moving in and out through one another as if in a complicated country dance. ('And I suppose,' thought Lucy, 'when trees dance, it must be a very, very country dance indeed.')

C.S. Lewis
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