I love mine.
~ Minnesota Public Radio
I’m thirsty for good music. Solid joy.
Eager to deepen my knowledge of classical music.
I’ve listened to several classical “channels” on Windows Media Player.
But. One ends up hearing the same repertoire over and over.
As if Pachelbel didn’t compose anything but the Canon in D.
This morning I was paralyzed with delight by:
~ Vaughan Williams’ Five Variants of Dives & Lazarus
(New fact: VW’s first name, Ralph, is pronounced Rafe.
Heard it earlier this week, confirmed this morning.)
This music will gnaw into the edges of your soul, then come back with salve.
We sing Psalm 22 to this tune.
Also “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say.”
The best way to spend 11 minutes and 99 cents.
I beg you–at least–listen to the preview.
Well. After listening to it three times, I’m quite sure this is
On The List of my Funeral Music.
This music undoes me.
~ Boxes (and boxes!) of these Ikea glass sets for our church’s Wedding Closet.
The CA bride and groom didn’t want these after their reception.
My middle name is Scavenger.
These puppies rode with me in the back seat on the way home.