Saturday 12 December 2015

Just Exchange

One of the things about the kind of political debate you hear on the BBC is the mangling of language for political purposes.

Calling people 'anti-European' when they are actually pro-European but 'anti-EU' is one example. Calling people 'anti-immigrant' or 'anti-immigration' when they are actually in favour of controlled immigration is another.

All of which is something of an excuse to post a favourite piece of music. It's by a Polish refugee to the UK, Sir Andrzej Panufnik, and sets a lovely piece of Elizabethan poetry by Sir Philip Sidney. 

It's utter perfection, in my opinion:

1 comment:

  1. I was somehow unaware of this exquisite little song. Thanks for posting, Craig.


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