It was an interesting week with some pretty good smiles, but I am going to back up a bit…. in a way.
I know many of you saw it, but I posted a video this week. It is music I worked on in mid to late November. I did mention it in a previous smile and said I would say more when it was finished and posted, so here it is: this week the smile is about posting it.
The video is The Coventry Carol. Very quick, so you can understand the video if you watch it, The Coventry Carol was part of a medieval mystery play is a lullaby to the doomed children of Bethlehem as the mothers wait for Herod’s men to murder all boys under 2 years old. The music became a part of the holiday tradition during the Battle of Britain in WW2. It was played live on the BBC from the bombed out Coventry Cathedral on Christmas day, 1940. Continue reading