Daily Archives: July 22, 2016

The Sad Fate Of Ignace Pleyel

The odds are that you have never heard of Ignace Pleyel, like anyone else whose sad fate I would reflect on [1]. I would not have heard of him either, had it not been for listening to a cd of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mr. Darcy’s Daughters

Mr. Darcy’s Daughters:  A Novel, by Elizabeth Aston If you read this novel, you likely know what you are going to get, and will likely not be too disappointed by it.  It is a mostly competently written Regency fanfiction sequel … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jane Austen Entertains

Jane Austen Entertains:  Music From Her Own Library, by Miss Sara Stowe (soprano), Miss Jenny Thomas (German flute), and Dr. Martin Souter (pianoforte) This is an album that knows its fanbase and aims squarely at it—this music is all about … Continue reading

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