Today in 1808 Haydn made his last public appearance at a CREATION performance. Very aged and ill he was carried in with great honour on an armchair
It is alleged that Beethoven came and embraced him warmly and called him 'Master' -a lovely ending to a difficult relationship
elbow celebrate 10 years since recording The Seldom Seen Kid Live At Abbey Road with the BBC Concert Orchestra with the release of a special vinyl edition on April 19 as part of the Mastered at Abbey Road series.
Ye gods! It was 10 years ago I was conducting this!
@elbow aren’t just good - they are musicians par excellence!
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Well it's mid-week and freezing cold, so here's a thread of composers as biscuits.
1. J. S. Bach, Chocolate Leibniz. Basically cannot go wrong with this biscuit.