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David Mankin

Swan Legend #2 for the day...

Composer Jean Sibelius wrote a haunting orchestral tone poem in which the English horn depicts the swan mentioned in this poem:

"Tuonela, the land of death, the hell of Finnish mythology, is surrounded by a large river of black waters and a rapid current, in which the swan of Tuonela glides majestically, singing."


That's beautiful, Dave. A lesson for us all.

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