"She could not blush, because she could not doubt: and silence, whatever was the subject, was as much a stranger to her as diffidence." (Samuel Richardson)
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Far from it. A majestic setting by the under-rated Irishman Charles Villiers Stanford of one of the most famour of all hymns, the Te Deum ("We praise thee, O God"), written in the 4th century by an early church father.