One was a fantasia, King Lear; the other was a quartette dedicated to the memory of Bach.
But the more he listened to the fantasia of Ring Lear the further he felt from forming any definite opinion of it.
During the whole of the performance Levin felt like a deaf man watching people dancing, and was in a state of complete bewilderment when the fantasia was over, and felt a great weariness from the fruitless strain on his attention.
"You mean...what has Cordelia to do with it?" Levin asked timidly, forgetting that the fantasia was supposed to represent King Lear.
Only then Levin recollected the title of the fantasia, and made haste to read in the Russian translation the lines from Shakespeare that were printed on the back of the program.
A sprightly tramp promised greater difficulty, and nothing but some ferocious pantomime and a shilling persuaded him to forego a choice fantasia
of cockney humour.
At this violation of all known rules and precedents of order, the mayor commanded another fantasia
on the bell, and declared that he would bring before himself, both Horatio Fizkin, Esquire, of Fizkin Lodge, and the Honourable Samuel Slumkey, of Slumkey Hall, and bind them over to keep the peace.
They must have been, and were, in the notes, as well as in the words of his wild fantasias
(for he not unfrequently accompanied himself with rhymed verbal improvisations), the result of that intense mental collectedness and concentration to which I have previously alluded as observable only in particular moments of the highest artificial excitement.
1, is dubbed as the largest genre film derby in North America, according to the Canada-based website Screen Anarchy, which also announced the Fantasia
lineup for 2019.
Animated masterpiece Fantasia
was released in 1941 and was the first commercial film to feature Fantasound - early stereo.
"We are thrilled to announce Bonobos first foray into Brooklyn where they will be opening their 40th Guideshop location this summer," said Fantasia
HERE'S a half term treat that adults will love too - a screening of the best bits from the original 1940 Fantasia