Sunday Playlist: The Medieval Mind: How To Build A Cathedral

Just one video in this week’s playlist but I doubt you’ll feel stinted. I routinely use photographs of medieval churches and cathedrals to illustrate my postings and in my videos. If you’ve ever gone into a medieval cathedral looked up and wondered "how did they do that"? Then this fascinating and well-made BBC documentary is…

Werner Herzog: Gesualdo Death for Five Voices

Boring to quote myself but here goes: Herzog’s very weird and sometimes more than a little dark film on Gesualdo. Gesualdo was very weird and more than a little dark himself. Actually he was a nasty piece of work to put it mildly, nasty bordering on evil but he wrote good music. markfromireland Source: Gesualdo-Death-for-Five-Voices-(Herzog…

BBC Documentary "How Choirs Work" – Gareth Malone

Gareth Malone has made it his life’s work to share his love for and fascination with everything to do with choirs and choral music. His affection, respect, enthusiasm, and knowledge, about the topic  bubble throughout this very enjoyable documentary. The documentary starts with Malone saying "choirs are my passion and have been all my life"…