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Behold the Sun

Behold the Sun “Opened are the double doors of the Horizon, unlocked are its bolts. Clouds darken the sky. The stars rain down. The constellations stagger”. Refrain in Act 1, prelude of Akhnaten, quoting from The Egyptian Book of the Dead Akhnaten, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – a gallimaufry of gems

Endnotes ENDNOTES – A gallimaufry of gems STUART MILLSON listens to a rare Sullivan opera, John Adams’ Dr. Atomic Symphony, E. J. Moeran’s Violin Concerto, and Britten’s St. Nicolas, live at Aldeburgh Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) helped to sow the seeds for the great … Continue reading

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