Music for elephants – and us all

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.” ~ Pablo Casals   This video is a profound tribute to the connection which can be forged between living beings through music. Paul Barton plays for a blind elephant, Lam Duan, in the grounds of ElephantsWorld, an Environmental Conservation Organization in Thailand that cares for…

A moment of stillness: three pieces for calm and reflection

A simple theme today - peace, calm, tranquility - three pieces to provide a moment of stillness in our busy lives. Firstly, J S Bach's Prelude in C Minor, performed by David Tayler: https://youtu.be/FnpaMm_2QYc   Next, Dum Transisset Sabbatum by John Taverner (1490-1545), sung by the Tallis Scholars: https://youtu.be/pTLx7aL7dIQ   And finally, a beautiful interpretation of Jarabi…