I’m going to London – this is one of the reasons:

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Follow up to ‘Art – Music and Tears’

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 […]

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