[Milton-L] John Milton's Birthday

Stephen Buhler sbuhler1 at unl.edu
Sat Dec 9 13:16:48 EST 2017

Happy Birthday, John Milton! Here are excerpts from Mark Morris's delightful masterwork, *L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato* -- choreography for Handel's music as inspired (as Handel regularly was) by Milton's poetry. The full performance is available for streaming through March 26, 2018.



Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro | Three Excerpts ...<http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/mark-morris-dance-group-lallegro-three-excerpts/3886/>
Here are excerpts from Mark Morris’s signature, evening-length work, L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, filmed at his group’s engagement at the Teatro Real ...

Those of us grounded in additional forms of ancient music could also sing "He's so fine, he's 409."

With all good wishes,


Stephen M. Buhler
Aaron Douglas Professor of English
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
sbuhler1 at unl.edu

From: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu <milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu> on behalf of Mike McAdams <ndmac at yahoo.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:32 AM
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Subject: [Milton-L] John Milton's Birthday

Here in Bloomington California, at Bloomington High School, we celebrated, early, Milton's birthday with a reading of Lycidas-and a discussion of the importance and value of Milton and poetry. The students were enthusiastic and curious. Milton is not dead! He lives on and will for eons.

Mike McAdams
BHS English Teacher
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