Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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Tag Archives: Music
Music is a strange thing. I would almost say it is a miracle. For it stands half-way between thought and phenomenon, between spirit and matter, a sort of nebulous mediator, like and unlike each of the things it mediates – … Continue reading
Begone, dull care! I prithee, begone from me Begone, dull care! You and I shall never agree Long time hast thou been tarrying here And fain thou wouldst me kill But in faith, dull care Thou never shall have thy … Continue reading
We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams. World-losers and world-forsakers, Upon whom the pale moon gleams; Yet we are the movers and shakers, Of the world forever, … Continue reading
Great music is music that is better than it can ever be played. Artur Schnabel The illustration is copyright: Bruce Rolff via Shutterstock
Music is the silence between the notes. Daniel Barenboim The images is Measures 1–9 of Fuga a 3 voci, BWV 847 by J.S. Bach (The Well-Tempered Clavier) from Wikimedia.