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« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2021, 11:02:44 am »

I might live in The Smoke but our district is greatly enhanced by some of the streets being lined with flowering cherries, and they will look magnificent ere long.

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Reminds me - must have another listen to Malcolm Arnold's wonderfully louche 1948 overture...




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I don't know it. I must investigate...



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« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2021, 09:13:29 am »

Welcome to Mars (diddle-ee-dah-dah-da-da-da, diddle-ee-dah-dah-da-da-da)....




https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-56238018

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« Reply #17 on: March 03, 2021, 09:21:39 am »

Thank you. Astonishing. Makes one feel so insignificant...
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« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2021, 08:42:51 am »

Shock! Bard of Avon dies aged 457!!



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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-57287764

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« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2021, 03:37:47 pm »

For Lionel -

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« Reply #20 on: July 08, 2021, 03:52:55 pm »

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Thank you. How very heart-warming!
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« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2021, 04:10:45 am »

Roll over Mozart, Korngold, et al.

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« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2021, 10:29:51 am »

Roll over Mozart, Korngold, et al.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-58094008

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:o Astonishing mechanical security, to be sure, but I hear no evidence of musicality. Or am I being unreasonable to expect that in one so young? Let's not forget that Saint-SaŽns composed his first piece at the age of three!
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