After this, what is there left for us to write?I've recently found out about so-called late Beethoven, and this from the "Cavatina" is my one of my favourites so far - but my preference changes depending on which quartet I listen to again...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Was it Schubert who said of opus 131,
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Tuesday, 15 May 2018
We are always faced both with the question 'what must be destroyed?' and with the question 'what must be preserved?' and neither Liberalism nor Conservatism, which are not philosophies and may be merely habits, is enough to guide us.
From T.S. Eliot's The Idea of a Christian Society, 1938
T.S. Eliot's observation could be extended beyond politics into any antagonism of progressives vs. conservatives.
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I've been meaning to write this for ages, to explain the significance of the rather obscure title for this blog, That Which Remaineth. ...
There is a remarkable piece of history and liturgy in my hands - indeed I have hardly set it down since I came in the door to find a fat pac...