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I hadn't watched a TED Talk in a little while, so I decided to seek one out. I was scrolling longer than I'd expected, having trouble deciding what to select when a certain classical composer's name caught my eye: Vivaldi. The Four Seasons is overplayed, but understandably so: it's a beautiful opus. I had no idea though that the music is based off of poetry. I had no doubt that each note was deliberate, but was pleasantly surprised to learn that it was verse that inspired each cadence; each crescendo.


I know how to appreciate things individually, but I feel a special thrill when two things I love (in this case, music and words) come together.


The video is approximately four minutes long if you're interested in watching it:


Why should you listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"?

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