A Monty Python moment

An interesting historical take on Radio 3 Breakfast this morning when Rob Cowan introduced Beethoven’s Egmont Overture: apparently Egmont was fighting the Spanish Inquisition. Strange that, I had always thought that it was the treacherous Duke of Alba. But then nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!

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Author: wilks

I called myself Wilks when I first started blogging. The idea was that it would afford a measure of anonymity. For much the same reason, there was no photo. Times change, hence the photo, but I decided that even when I changed the blog’s title at the start of 2009, I should remain Wilks.

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