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Sunday, May 20, 2012

Sunday Drive: Bells Across the Meadows

I heard this some years ago on the classical station late one Sunday night - when they play the really unfashionable music - and at once fell in love with it. By English composer Albert Ketelby, 1921:


Tim said...

"The bells, the bells", no not Charles Laughton, but who?

Russ Manley said...

Dunno. Are you thinking of him in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, circa 1935?

Tim said...

It's one of those famous misquotes, like "Play it again Sam", eveyone associates it with Laughton's Quasimodo. It was actually said by Sir Henry Irving, in a play called "The Bells" See the weird way my mind works (or doesn't) ;)

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