I bet you haven't heard of this composer. Neither had I until this morning. But he is an eye-opener - or should I say ear-opener. He was a neighbour of Chopin and contemporary of Chopin and Liszt. Have a listen. His organ music should be interesting. He composed funeral music for a dead parrot 100 years before Monty Python! He sadly died pinned to the ground by a falling umbrella stand.
Saturday, 25 April 2009
Friday, 24 April 2009
Thursday, 2 April 2009
BBC4 are starting a new series following the success of the Wainwright Walks. Julia Bradbury is walking Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk (ref http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jqp0m). The first episode of six starts next Thursday at 8.30pm. You must see it - or, better still, walk it!