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Assumption of Mary on August 15 - Herault


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[quote user="woolybanana"]

Le 15  aout is a holiday but what is this assumption stuff?

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UfOFd-XHhY&feature=related

is the basic plainsong materiel of which Palestrina fashioned one of the masterpieces of Renaissance music:here you have only the first section:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_p-_74C6Pw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUK6l-EGBuk

Later French

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ymmb-1QhNpA&feature=related

I accept the reservations about the beliefs behind it, but there remains a substantial cultural achievement based on hundreds of years of History.

After all I don't believe in Greek mythology, but I can appreciate Antigone.

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In classical Banana (European variation) that means Mary Thunderclap! How unfortunate for the Germans.

In fact, if we put the French and German together in a spirit of European integration, we have something like 'Assuming One's Thunderclap' , which seems as good a reason as any for a holiday.

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