“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”
Epictetus, Greek philosopher (c50-135AD)
Monday, 23 December 2013
Celebrating the lives of three 20th Century British composers.
John Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013)
The Lamb A four-part choral setting of William Blake's poem, sung here by King's College Choir, Cambridge.
Benjamin Britten (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976)
This little babe from A Ceremony of Carols is sung here by Schola Cantorum Leipzig.
John Rutter is well known for his scrunchy harmonies
A Gaelic Blessing is here sung by The Cambridge Singers, directed by the composer.
And with our best wishes for 2014.