Mozart’s Requiem is a remarkably intimate work. I’ve always thought so, always felt the benefit of its modest intensity. An unwavering promise is built into its musical foundations that gives it a strangely restorative quality.
Years ago, there was talk and a plan for Channel 4 Radio. I remember feeling disappointed when the plug eventually got pulled. Audible offers an exciting alternative. I really hope it thrives.
Those lovely people at Aldeburgh Music (actually, I mean ‘Snape Maltings’) have sent out their delicious printed brochure ahead of the 2017 Aldeburgh Festival.
As you would expect from East Anglia’s finest music festival, the font is a delight, the layout delicious, and the printer ink heady.