Handel's "Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa" From "Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno" sung by the incomparable Cecilia Bartoli.
Such moving, divine elegance - from the composition, muscians, and vocalist. Moments of beauty such as this are what make life truly worth living. .
[Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) Live in Italy - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano). Teatro Olimpico, Vicenza, June 1998]