1. When prime minister Tony Blair was received at the Vatican last Friday (right) his gift to Pope Benedict XVI was a boxed set of the Mozart Piano Concertos played by Daniel Barenboim who also directs the Berlin Philharmonic from the keyboard - I'm trying to think of the significance of this.
2. Rock star, and environmental guru to the rich and famous, Sting has recorded a CD of Downland lute songs, which will be released in October by Deutsche Grammophon, purveyor of classical music to the rich and famous - I'm trying not to think of the significance of this.
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