… shields of the partisans shattered
In mountain passes and great ravines
Where our embrace cannot withstand,
And the sea, with all the tears it takes in,
Cannot wash away, our molten evidence.
— From “This Side of the Infinite,” Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden
Annotation, borrowed from Antonio Vivaldi, concerto for two violins and ‘cello in d minor, RV 565