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Delibes - Sylvia (Suite)
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra


Wednesday, April 23

A Coffin in Egypt

Friday, April 25

A Coffin in Egypt

Saturday, April 26

The Second Part of Henry VI

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The Myth of Pan and Syrinx

April 19, 2014 by Christine Gengaro, Ph.D.

Last week, we talked about the myth of Orpheus and its presence in various musical pieces. This week, I thought we’d talk about another myth: Pan and Syrinx. In mythology, Pan is the god of nature, shepherds, and pastoral music. Pan (known as Faunus in Roman myth) is identifiable by his goat-like horns, legs, and hindquarters. He has the h...

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