Mis penumbras

por sofonisbamusic

… for me there lies,

Within the lights and shadows of your eyes,

The only beauty that is never old.

James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) from “Beauty That Is Never Old”

Peter Vilhelm Ilsted (Danish 1861-1933) - Woman Knitting by the Window - 1902

Peter Vilhelm Ilsted – Woman Knitting by the Window – 1902

Henry Purcell. Beneath the poplar’s shadow (Sophonisba, or, Hannibal’s Overthrow, Z 590) Text: Nathaniel Lee (1653-1692)

Judith Nelson. The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood.