Saturday, August 18, 2007

Sheer beauty

Today as I was driving home for lunch I heard the Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams on the radio. I have loved it since I was a teenager. Here is a very nice performance by a youth orchestra:

Listen to it as a meditation. That is, listen just to listen - not to analyze or evaluate or to assign meaning. Just let the music be itself. You will be all the richer for it.

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