Posted by: njs44 | April 9, 2010

The bl**dy Lark

Yes it’s that time of year again, when Classic FM organise the Hall of Fame election, where listeners vote for their favourite pieces of music. Once again, Vaughan-Williams won with the Lark Ascending. Now this piece of music is a little like Marmite, I’ve decided. You either love it or hate it. Some of us were indifferent once, but having had it played over and over again have become heartily sick of it. I was pleased to find that I am not the only one to feel disappointed that it won again and there is even a Facebook group called ‘We hate lark ascending’.

I am also not the only one to blog on this topic, as you can see by reading this from the Guardian’s Stephen Moss.

I have been away to the countryside since my last blog, so here are some cheery Spring pictures.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: