All Seasons

Antonio Took the Summer Away

In the harsh season scorched by the sun,
Languish man and flock, and the pine is afire;
The cuckoo begins to call, and soon after,
The turtledove and the goldfinch are heard singing.

Zephyr sweetly blows, but Boreas suddenly
Enters into a contest with its neighbour;
And the little shepherd weeps, for he fears
The awesome threatening storm and his fate;

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto No.2 in g minor, RV 315, “SUMMER” Allegro non molto

All Seasons Collage, 28 April, 2007, Kew, London, UK

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