I listened again yesterday to Ricky Gervais and his Guide to the Arts. He did, in fact mention the piece of music. It is: Five Variants on 'Dives and Lazarus' As a collector of English folk tunes, Vaughan Williams was struck by the a tune he discovered in 1893 in a copy of English Country Songs called Dives and Lazarus. Over the next 40 years […]
I was listening to the latest Ricky Gervais audiobook this morning – A Guide to the Arts. It was hugely funny as usual and the, almost unique, mix of humor, glorious foul language, insight and intimacy. He mentioned that there was a piece of music )he didn't mention the name) that he couldn't listen to in public because it made him well-up. Well, for you […]
This sms/text made me want to go and kill someone – what I ended up doing was contacting the offending company and telling them I never want anything to do with them ever again. I guess if I was younger I could understand what the fuck I'm supposed to do when receiving it!!!!