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pastoral idyll; title means the cheerful or merry one. [Br. Lit.: “L’Allegro” in Benét, 24–25]
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And before we can admire his great poem which he wrote later, we may love the beauty of L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, and Lycidas, which he wrote now.
L'Allegro gives human characteristics to an extrovert and pleasure-seeking spirit, while Il Penseroso represents the more reflective and less-optimistic side of the human nature.
This is the first watercolour from the artist's series on Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso to enter a British public collection.
As Porter reports in Ballet Review: "In the new illustrated monograph Mark Mortises L'Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato: A Celebration, the commentators on this particular work do not restrain their honorific comparisons.
debuts of the period-instrument ensemble Concert d'Astree led by Emmanuelle Haim and the Russian Patriarchate Choir; and the Mark Morris Dance Group performing its masterpiece, Handel's L'Allegro, Il Penseroso ed Il Moderato.
Here, some of the choreographer's most enduring, large-scale works--Dido and Aeneas, L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, and The Hard Nut--were created.
For example I have wanted to bring Mark Morris' L'Allegro to the Hippo o -drome for years but it is so expensive and so complicated to install that, however good a piece of theatre it is, it would always be a one-off.
This March/April, he makes his New York City Opera debut in Orlando, followed by Deborah with Tafelmusik in May and L'allegro ed il penseroso with the Oregon Bach Festival under John Nelson in July.
This figure reconciles Il Penseroso with L'Allegro, and as if to mark the new harmony the presence of Bowles is intimated in the next line, when Bowles's phrase "Sorrow's softest touch" (Sonnet VI.
In 1989, he was hired to perform at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, as a "supplementaire" dancer for Mark Morris' L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato.
By midsummer, he landed a spot as a supplementary dancer for Morris' L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato.