"Democracy demands that little men should not take big ones too seriously; it dies when it is full of little men who think they are big themselves." (CS Lewis)
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.