Beneath the Ivy

Beneath the ivy stones molder away; Light shineth out as the last golden ray. For all is autumn now under the birch, Lest snowy night ore’ take the cathedral church. It is a quiet autumn on our Western front, and beneath the ivy we may still glimpse the moldering remnants of our older world. Read…

Sir Edward Elgar: The Last Bard of Great Britain

Although the light of his musical genius has faded with the passing of time and fancy, Sir Edward Elgar resurrected English Classical music from a long slumber to a climax of patriotic fervor by setting to music the strongest British sentiments that ever beat in an Edwardian Englishman’s heart. With the performance of Elgar’s Coronation…