[Milton-L] Reply to Carol’s post

Carol Barton, PhD, CPCM cbartonphd1 at verizon.net
Mon Dec 10 14:07:07 EST 2018


You’re welcome, Nancy. It was nice to see that he’s still “alive” for some of us.


> On Dec 10, 2018, at 12:06 AM, Nancy Charlton <charltonwordorder1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I couldn’t do routine replying, copying, or pasting in a Reply, so I’ll do it separately. 
> 
> The passage about the “bright seraphim” ran a bell, and sure enough, Handel’s librettist paraphrased Milton in “Lo! The bright seraphim” from the oratorio Samson. 
> 
> Let the bright seraphim
> in burning row,
> Their loud, uplifted angel trumpets blow.
> 
> Let the cherubic host,
> in tuneful choirs,
> Touch their immortal harps
> with golden wires.
> 
> There are YouTubes, notably Dame Joan Sutherland, but not that I can see, of Kiri TeKanawa singing it at the wedding of Charles and Diana. 
> 
> Thanks, Carol, for the reminder of the birthday of Wunderkind JM. 
> 
> 
> 
> Nancy Charlton  
> 
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