The Six Days of Creation

Rhosymedre     R. Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) It so happens that the great uncle of the English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) was none other than Charles Darwin (1809–1882). Ralph’s grandmother taught Ralph to read using the same primer with which she had taught her younger brother Charles. Later there was a great kerfuffle among…

Beethoven Trio Op.1 No. 3

Trio Sonata Op.1 No. 3: Allegro con Brio       L. Beethoven (1770-1827) Laura Rosky-Santoni, Violin Ana Maria Maldonado, Cello Andante cantabile con Variazioni [‘Anthem’, tender and noble, longer] Minuetto [‘Offertory’, tongue-in-cheek onery but charming, shorter] Prestissimo For Trinity Sunday I thought I’d feature a piece in which ‘Three’ figures prominently. And so we…