A Passion is for life, not just for Easter

I was looking forward to listening to J S Bach's St Matthew Passion (BWV 244) because I have not heard it for a long time. I was totally unprepared for the very strong emotions which were stirred in me right from the start. The notes in my recording describe this work as 'a sacred music…

Thank you for the music (Groan!)

It's a cliche, I know.  To say 'thank you for the music' in any ABBA context.  But I've really enjoyed rekindling my love of ABBA's music over the last week or so, and it's been great to get my new blog started with them.  There are 46 tracks from my four disc set left to…