Tuesday, November 08, 2011

The land not quite without music



If this blog has achieved anything at all over the past seven years it is to place Edmund Rubbra and John Ireland on The Rest is Noise. Now let's hear it for Arnold Bax.

It was the German, Oscar Adolf Hermann Schmitz who wrote that England is 'Das Land Ohne Musik' — the land without music and to keep the record straight Schmitz is not mentioned in either of Alex's books. Report broken links, missing images and errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk Also on Facebook and Twitter

1 comment:

Gavin Plumley said...

And when Alex Ross tweets about things that's OK, is it? It reminds me that I must write my post about the Ireland Sonatina. Do you know it?