Something for the weekend. O God Beyond All Praising. Written by Michael Perry in 1982, it served as the recessional hymn at the funeral of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on February 20, 2016. The tune is Thaxted, the hymn
Something for the weekend. Mars, the Bringer of War, from Gustav Holst’ s The Planets. Throughout history Mars has been associated with the god of war, no doubt due to its frequent red coloration when viewed from Earth. However, I have
Something for the weekend. Gustav Holst’s Mercury, the winged messenger, part of The Planets. Some things become so popular that we tend to take them for granted. I am afraid that is what has happened to some degree with The Planets.