Daily Archives: August 15, 2014

Book Review: The Prince Of Pleasure

The Prince Of Pleasure: The Prince Of Wales And The Making Of The Regency, by Saul David As I mention from time to time, I am a fan of Jane Austen, and I regularly read books by or about her … Continue reading

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The Lost Chord

As his brother lay dying, composer Arthur Sullivan was inspired to set the music to a poem previously written by an English poetess named Adeline Anne Proctor called “The Lost Chord [1].” The song immediately became popular, and one of … Continue reading

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