"A man will sometimes give himself away completely by his laugh, and you suddenly know him through and through." (Dostoevsky)
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.