It’s gray outside – isn’t it remarkable how many variations of this non-colour are possible ? The wind seems to be pretty strong, the windmill I see in the distance is well on duty.
WordPress switched to a new editor that works with “blocks”, I’m not thrilled. I especially dislike that it is difficult to get a justified text. They still offer the “classic” editor, but one has to search for it. In the end I have to use the non-visual editor and copy in the “<p>”-code – more work, more possible mistakes, newer does not necessarily mean better. Enough of this silly blather that makes me sound like an old geezer. The good thing is that it comes with a “drop cap”, a large initial letter.
Let’s listen to a little song, a real European Gassenhauer, a tune very popular in the Early Modern Age. It was known by different names, most common Ballo Di Mantova I think. Here in a variation known as Fuggi Fuggi Fuggi.
This was recorded as part of the Fifth Festival Internazionale Corde d’Autunno 2015. We hear singer Renata FUSCO (It.), lutenist Massimo LONARDI (It.), the guitarists Matteo MELA and Lorenzo MICHELI, who perform as duo. I hope you like the music, may we all have an easy week before us.