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Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johan&hellip by John Eliot Gardiner
I have not yet read even half of this book. For this reader it is already life changing. As a listener Bach has been important to me for at least sixty years and probably nearer seventy. Since childhood I have never been able to understand comments about the intellectual nature of Bach's music. At least not where that has seemed to imply that his music is cerebral but not emotional. To me that parallels saying the same thing about Gerrard Manley Hopkins, or St John of the Cross, or that T S Eliot is not lyrical. I have read that Bach was deeply religious and I have read that he only paid lip service to religion. Some performances have brought William Blake's Newton to mind which has… Read more
New York Minute (Album Version) <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/New-York-Minute-Album-Version/dp/artist-redirect/B002E59KCS">Don Henley</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Don Henley is the perpetrator of this track so not the Eagles exactly. I heard him sing on the radio and thought it wonderful. Great singing. I don't buy singles but I bought this and I'm delighted by it. New York Minute:gets right to what modern life is about.
Into the Woodwork ~ Steve Swallow
Into the Woodwork ~ Steve Swallow
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars girl on top preferred, 5 Sep 2013
By and large I prefer Carla and Steve's joint ventures when she is in charge. I'm getting to like this more with repeated listenings. I won't be throwing this CD away.

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