All entries for Sunday 13 November 2011
November 13, 2011
Italian people could not restrain from celebrating despite the not-so-rosy prospects. And in the occasion they confirmed some national stereotypes: musical creativity through a performance of Händel's Hallelujah in front of the presidential palace, and not so much sportmanship towards the defeated...
It is worth watching a full Hallelujah performance:
...although it is the last words of a very different Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen's, from a different but not totally off the topic context (sex), that come to my mind:
And even though it all went wrong
I will stand before the Lord of Songs
With nothing on my tongue than Hallelujah